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Smartphone alert can aid laypersons in opioid overdose reversal

Smartphone alert can aid laypersons in opioid overdose reversal

Intravenous sodium nitrite does not help out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients

Intravenous sodium nitrite does not help out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients

Study uncovers how to more effectively use ECPR for better outcomes after cardiac arrest

Study uncovers how to more effectively use ECPR for better outcomes after cardiac arrest

Researchers evaluate epinephrine use for treatment of pediatric OHCA

Researchers evaluate epinephrine use for treatment of pediatric OHCA

Study indicates opportunities to improve quality of in-hospital cardiac arrest care for dialysis patients

Study indicates opportunities to improve quality of in-hospital cardiac arrest care for dialysis patients

Early emergency care by bystanders can save lives of cardiac arrest victims

Early emergency care by bystanders can save lives of cardiac arrest victims

Risk factors of malignant arrhythmias found in patients treated with therapeutic hyperthermia after cardiac arrest

Risk factors of malignant arrhythmias found in patients treated with therapeutic hyperthermia after cardiac arrest

Clinical trial explores effect of whole-body cooling in comatose patients after cardiac arrest

Clinical trial explores effect of whole-body cooling in comatose patients after cardiac arrest

Noninvasive radiation therapy offers new hope for patients with high-risk heart arrhythmias

Noninvasive radiation therapy offers new hope for patients with high-risk heart arrhythmias

New and improved: CPR undergoes overhaul

New and improved: CPR undergoes overhaul

Optimal AED placements may lead to better cardiac arrest outcomes

Optimal AED placements may lead to better cardiac arrest outcomes

New study helps predict high-benefit group for implantable defibrillators

New study helps predict high-benefit group for implantable defibrillators

Study finds no increase in deaths from cardiac arrests at the weekend

Study finds no increase in deaths from cardiac arrests at the weekend

Advanced airway management and ECG rhythms make all the difference during cardiac arrest

Advanced airway management and ECG rhythms make all the difference during cardiac arrest

Women and men with heart attack symptoms receive different care from EMS

Women and men with heart attack symptoms receive different care from EMS

Study compares programming strategies used in implanted cardiac defibrillators

Study compares programming strategies used in implanted cardiac defibrillators

Incidence of coronary artery compression in children may be more common than previously thought

Incidence of coronary artery compression in children may be more common than previously thought

New clinical trial examines use of adrenaline to treat cardiac arrests

New clinical trial examines use of adrenaline to treat cardiac arrests

Hartsfield-Jackson airport installs 285 new Cardiac Science G5 AEDs

Hartsfield-Jackson airport installs 285 new Cardiac Science G5 AEDs

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.