Posts Tagged ‘ CPR ’

NIH Launches Trials to Evaluate CPR and Drugs

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By

The continuing study of adjunct treatments for SCA; see also CPAP and the recent doubts about epinephrine

Questions & Answers about AEDs and PADs

May 6th, 2011 | By
LIFEPAD Recessed

Common questions about AEDs and Public Access Defibrillation (PADs), with answers from the American Heart Association

A Good Day to Die

May 3rd, 2011 | By

The surgeons and firefighters who worked on me all say the key item in surviving a Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the availability of a defibrillator within 2 or 3 minutes.

AED Registries – Closer to the Heart?

Feb 27th, 2011 | By
AED Registry

Efforts to improve survival should focus on the prompt delivery of medical interventions. CPR and AEDs both need human partners.

Public Places Safer during Cardiac Arrests

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

This article demonstrates little awareness of the need to protect high-rises as homes or workplaces as well.

Chain of Life, Bigtime

Sep 29th, 2010 | By

The owner and operator of an insurance agency is helping to spearhead a drive to bring 200 more AEDs to the city of Duluth in the next three years.

Study finds CPR before defibrillation insignificant

Jun 9th, 2010 | By

It doesn’t matter whether or not EMTs do a few minutes’ CPR before defibrillation of cardiac-arrest patients, researchers conclude.

Strategic placement of AEDs in public locations

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By

Public-access defibrillation with AEDs is being implemented in many countries with considerable financial implications.

The Four Minute Barrier

Jun 2nd, 2010 | By

In large cities traffic and access to building complexes are serious obstacles to SCA rescue vehicles. On-site AEDs and elevators are a lasting and obvious solution.