Thursday 30 Oct 2014

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All posts tagged cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Study: Patients recall vivid memories during cardiac arrest

Survivors of cardiac arrest may be at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health issues because they maintained vivid memories of their near-death experiences, according to a recent study. What happens to the mind during cardiac arrest and […]

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Pilot training for CPR program launches in Dallas

The American Heart Association is pilot testing a program to help healthcare providers maintain their CPR skills and save more lives. The training uses mobile simulation stations featuring manikins that

Man credits YouTube video for his ability to use CPR during flight emergency

A man flying from New York to San Diego on Delta Air Lines helped save a woman’s life using CPR techniques he learned from watching YouTube, according to

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Performing CPR for 38 minutes or longer can improve survival chances

Performing CPR for 38 minutes or longer can improve a patient’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions