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Capnography help save man who remained pulselessness for 96 minutes


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A 54-year-old man who collapsed on a recent winter night in rural Minnesota after a heart attack and remained pulselessness for 96 minutes, was saved thanks to capnography- ... Read more...

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10-year-old Florida boy hangs self after being sent to room


April 20th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
TAMPA, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A 10-year-old boy from Florida was found dead in his room on early Monday evening after he apparently hung himself with a game system cord, police said ... Read more...

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Indian-origin neurosurgeon left prostitute dead in his bed for 2 days


December 24th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 24 (ANI): An Indian-origin neurosurgeon left a young prostitute dead in his bed for almost two days while he continued a drug and sex binge in a Sydney hotel room ... Read more...

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Why hospitalized daytime cardiac arrest patients are likely to survive


November 15th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine study has indicated that Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality is worse during in-hospital cardiac arrests occurring overnight than those that happen ... Read more...

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Santa Barbara Beaches Closed After Lucas Ransom’s Death


October 25th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The authorities in Santa Barbara county of California closed three beaches after a huge shark attacked and killed a young body-surfer. The 19-year-old teenager Lucas Ransom ... Read more...

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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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13-Year-Old Motorbike Racer Peter Lenz Dies During Warm-Up Crash


August 30th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peter Lenz, a 13-year-old Vancouver, Washington motorcycle racer died at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway track early on Sunday while taking warm-up lap round the track before ... 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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Accident Kills Luger Nodar Kumaritashvili At 2010 Winter Olympics


February 13th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Vancouver, Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Winter Olympics 2010 in Vancouver started off with a death. The Georgian Luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died in an accident during the training run. This ... Read more...

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Mother’s frantic 911 call after Brittany Murphy collapsed released


January 9th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 9 (ANI): The 911 tape of late actress Brittany Muprhy's mother sobbing and trying to revive her unconscious daughter has been released.Muprhy's mother, Sharon, could be heard directing ... Read more...

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Medics play nursery song Nellie the Elephant for correct CPR rhythm!


December 14th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Medical students learning life-saving resuscitation techniques listened to the tunes of Nellie the Elephant to administer the correct rhythm for CPR. According to researchers from the Universities of ... Read more...

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Oxygen during CPR improves survival


December 1st, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Although it is said that people can survive cardiac arrest if they receive only chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Ohio researchers insist at some point there arises a ... Read more...

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Kiss of life can do more harm than good


November 17th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): The kiss of life can actually lower the chances of survival of patients who have suffered cardiac arrest, reveals a new study.The researchers suggest that chest compressions might ... Read more...

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Children can be trained to save lives


August 1st, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Children as young as nine can be trained to perform emergency life-saving procedures like cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on people suffering cardiac arrest. According to a study, though kids as ... Read more...

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Even 9yr-olds can perform CPR correctly


July 31st, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Children as young as nine years old can perform Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when needed, according to a study.The study found that although the smallest may lack the requisite ... Read more...

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Now, a gadget that measures CPR quality for cardiac arrest sufferers


August 13th, 2008 - 5:09 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Electronics company Philips has invented a gadget that can help a first aider measure the quality of Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) while administering it to a person suffering ... Read more...

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Apple may axe Peaches Geldof over drug addiction


July 25th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): British socialite Peaches Geldof, who has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, is in the news again as she may be axed as the ... Read more...

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Peaches Geldof survives suspected drug overdose


July 22nd, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): British socialite Peaches Geldof would not have been alive today had it not been for the timely action of her friend, who saved her from an alleged ... Read more...

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