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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.

Researchers develop new algorithm to make CPR more effective

Researchers develop new algorithm to make CPR more effective

University students provide 999 first-responder services for local community

University students provide 999 first-responder services for local community

Telemonitoring benefits remain unclear for patients with cardiac disorders

Telemonitoring benefits remain unclear for patients with cardiac disorders

Researchers develop algorithm to guide effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Researchers develop algorithm to guide effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation

New ECPR alert helps some people survive fatal cardiac arrest

New ECPR alert helps some people survive fatal cardiac arrest