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Resuscitation education: What’s changed and what you need to know

The American Heart Association recently released a statement updating cardiac arrest resuscitation guidelines Optimizing the educational efficiency of resuscitation training programs and local implementation of resuscitation guidelines can save more lives ...

Source: EMS1
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Shepherdsville PD receives K-9 resuscitation kit donation

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - K-9 officers in the Shepherdsville Police Department received a donation of life-saving equipment recently. SPD sent a release out Monday saying it received a donation of 40 K-9 resuscitation kits from Air For Paws. The kits ...

Source: WAVE
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Vyaire Medical, Inc. Recalls AirLife Resuscitation Devices Due to Manufacturing Error Preventing Oxygen Delivery

AirLife manual single-use resuscitation devices provide constant ventilation to adults and children who are not breathing or cannot adequately breathe on their own following placement of an advanced airway device (tracheal or tracheostomy tube). To ...

Published: 13 Aug 2018

Mo the piglet save by 'mouth to snout' resuscitation in Marlborough

An extraordinary tale has emerged from Marlborough, with a man giving his pig "mouth to snout" resuscitation in order to save its life. Jase Weir had recently rescued an orphaned piglet from the side of the road and brought him home to live with the more ...

Source: TVNZ 1
Published: 02 Aug 2018

First aid resuscitation learning

Year 7 pupils at St Aidan’s school got to grips with first aid thanks to help from St John Ambulance. The introduction to resuscitation course included - communication and casualty, care, primary survey, recovery position and resuscitation. A school ...

Source: Harrogate Advertiser
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Maritime workers demand resuscitation of NNSL

ORGANISED Labour in the nation’s maritime industry, has pleaded with the Federal Government to prioritize the resuscitation of the Nigerian National Shipping Line, NNSL, to boost local participation in the nation’s maritime industry and stimulates ...

Source: Vanguard
Published: 24 Jul 2018

MoviePass Bears Licking Their Chops; Selloff Of Parent Stock Continues After Latest Resuscitation Effort

The already-bloodied and battered shares in its parent company, Helios & Matheson Analytics, briefly spiked $1 to $1.81 on the resuscitation effort but soon retreated into red figures. They finished down 38% to a shade under 50 cents, the sixth consecutive ...

Published: 31 Jul 2018

SGMC receives inpatient resuscitation gold award

VALDOSTA — South Georgia Medical Center received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of adult patients who suffer ...

Source: The Valdosta Daily Times
Published: 05 Jul 2018

Guidelines on basic newborn resuscitation

Globally, about one quarter of all neonatal deaths are caused by birth asphyxia. In this document, birth asphyxia is defined simply as the failure to initiate and sustain breathing at birth. Effective resuscitation at birth can prevent a large proportion ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 26 May 2018

Alfie Evans' dad giving toddler mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to 'keep him alive'

Alfie Evans' parents are tonight giving him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in a desperate bid to keep him alive after a court ruled he cannot be flown to Italy for treatment. Tom Evans said he and Alfie's mum Kate have been forced to help Alfie's breathing ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 25 Apr 2018

EMS CPR & Resuscitation Videos

As a husband, father of two, business owner and surfer, life was good for Stefan. Then he had a stroke while driving to work. Watch his incredible story to see how a group of professionals came together to give Stefan his life back.

Source: EMS1
Published: 22 Jun 2018

Scuba Diver Dies In Washington County Lake

The man was moved to the shore where emergency crews attempted resuscitation. They were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is currently under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Source: USA Patch
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Naval Medical Center renews trauma certification

Jeffrey W. Timby. “The resuscitation with blood, fluids, decompression; other airway procedures can be done that are actually life saving," said Timby. It could also have an impact abroad. “We’re able to go forward,” said Perkins, “and do exactly ...

Source: WNCT
Published: 15 Aug 2018

WHO technical specifications of neonatal resuscitation devices

The WHO technical specifications of Neonatal Resuscitation Devices was developed under the framework of the World Health Assembly Resolution WHA66.7, (5) which is at the foundation of the United Nations Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (UNCLSC) for ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 26 May 2018

Brain Death: Resuscitation Medicine Claims Evidence of Consciousness After Death

While conventional wisdom is that once there is no longer any measurable brain activity, a person is dead, practitioners of so-called resuscitation medicine say that they have found evidence of consciousness after death. Dr. Sam Parnia, a doctor and ...

Source: Guardian LV
Published: 29 Dec 2013

When to start (and not stop) resuscitation efforts

One of the most difficult moments faced by anaesthetists and other healthcare staff is when to carry on attempts to resuscitate a person, and when those efforts should reasonably stop. This dilemma is the subject of a session at Euroanaesthesia, the annual ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 02 Jun 2013

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in stabbing death of his brother

“He knew from previous medical training that the deceased was now in the final stages of dying.” Despite resuscitation efforts by Cook and paramedics, Cory Runner was pronounced dead at the scene An autopsy showed he had been stabbed once in the ...

Source: Calgary Herald
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Greenburgh police summer camp graduates 28 promotes diversity

Campers also received instruction in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid and Stop the Bleed. The goal of our police camp was to expose young people--many from low income neighborhoods- to law enforcement and to build up their self esteem and ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 15 Aug 2018

New resuscitation guidelines for severely hypothermic patients in cardiac arrest

The general rule for treatment of patients in cardiac arrest is that once resuscitation measures have begun, they must be continued uninterruptedly until the patient shows signs of life or is pronounced dead. A new study has shown that in the specific case ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 31 Mar 2015