cardiac arrest victims

American Heart Association spells out new guidelines for CPR

October 18th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): The American Heart Association has released new guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).The association said the A-B-Cs (Airway-Breathing-Compressions) of CPR should now be changed to C-A-B (Compressions-Airway-Breathing)."For more than ... Read more...

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CPR without mouth-to-mouth breathing ‘better for cardiac arrest victims’

July 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) without mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing could be a better option to save victims of cardiac arrest, according to a study.A leading CPR expert has said that ... Read more...

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Chances of surviving cardiac arrest at home or work remain unchanged in 30 yrs

December 3rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): The chances of surviving out-of-hospital heart attacks have not changed in the past 30 years, reveals a new US study.The University of Michigan research showed that only 7.6 ... Read more...

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No improvement in surviving heart attack at home

December 3rd, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Chances of surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have practically remained unchanged since the 1950s, according to a new report. The analysis by University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) shows ... Read more...

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