The Importance of Count and Cadence of Chest Compressions

http://www.jems.com/article/patient-care/importance-count-and-cadence-chest-compr Jeffrey M. Goodloe, MD, NREMT-P, FACEP | From the EMS State of the Science 2014 Issue Scientific data published since the 2010 AHA guidelines is helping to refine CPR chest compression rate. Photo David Howerton As you’ll read in multiple other sections of this supplement, we continue to discern insights into more effective treatment […]

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Resources and Tools for CPR Trainees

By J. A. Young When taking a CPR course, many instructors are quite skilled at delivering their curriculum to students.  Everyone can expect to learn the basics and obtain what they need to know in order to be certified at performing CPR should an emergency situation arise.  Yet the curriculum isn’t the entire story.  Like […]

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CPR: It Saves More than People

By J. A. Young When most people sign up for CPR training, they may have the idea that their newly acquired skills will be helpful to mankind, possibly even someone among their acquaintance at the grocery store, in the office, or even at home.  Yet there have been cases where CPR skills and know-how have […]

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Ambulance drone’ prototype unveiled in Holland

The Hague (AFP) – A Dutch-based student on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of an “ambulance drone”, a flying able to reach heart attack victims within precious life-saving minutes.  Developed by Belgian engineering graduate Alec Momont, it can fly at speeds of up to 100 kilometres per hour (60 miles per hour). “Around 800,000 people suffer […]

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