An escalating higher-energy regimen was better than a fixed lower-energy regimen for defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: COMMENTARY
- More Lives Saved on the Course. // Golf Digest;Jul2002, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p28
Reports the partnership of a golf magazine and the American Heart Association in getting more automated external defibrillators (AED) to golf courses. Effectiveness of AED in responding to sudden cardiac arrest situations; Cases citing the benefits of AED.
- MINUTES MATTER: 4 keys to implement your AED program. Paraventi, Maureen // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Feb2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p59
The article presents the four-step program provided by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the implementation of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) program, which is dedicated for the cases of cardiac arrest in industrial facilities including the supervision of physicians, notification...
- Senate Bill 911 an emergency call to save lives. Dennish III, George; Flaim, Stephen F. // San Diego Business Journal;04/12/99, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p43
Focuses on Senate Bill 911 authored by Senator Liz Figueroa, that would increase public access to automated external defibrillators (AED). Role of creating public access to defibrillation programs in improving the survival rate of cardiac arrest patients according to the American Heart...
- Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;8/1/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article presents information on the research conducted by the American Heart Association on the decrease in cardiac arrests due to ventricular fibrillation by using implantable cardioverter defibrillators.
- THE YOUNG MANâ€™S HEART STOPPER. Thornton, Jim // Men's Health;Oct2014, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p136
The article discusses the disease of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) a malfunction of the heart's electrical system. Topics include statistics provided by The American Heart Association on Americans who suffer from SCA, coronary artery disease leading to heart attack and eventually SCA and the...
- NY Law Requires AEDs at Schools. // Medical Update;2003, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p3
Provides information on a New York law that requires defibrillators at schools in all public school districts. Importance of defibrillators at schools; Details of how a defibrillator saved the life of a student during a cardiac arrest.
- A case of Lamin C gene-mutation with preserved systolic function and ventricular dysrrhythmia. Kit Ng, Kevin; Kaye, Gerald // Australasian Medical Journal;2013, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p75
Lamin A/C gene-related cardiomyopathy is associated with progressive heart failure and malignant arrhythmias. Current guidelines advise the use of implantable defibrillators to prevent arrhythmogenic sudden cardiac death only in situations where there is evidence of severe left ventricular...
- Implantable devices for treating tachyarrhythmias. Houghton, Timothy; Kaye, Gerry C.; Grech, Ever D. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/9/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7410, p333
Pacing treatment for tachycardia control has achieved success, notably in supraventricular tachycardia. Pacing termination for ventricular tachycardia has been more challenging, but an understanding of arrhythmia mechanisms, combined with increasingly sophisticated pacemakers and the ability to...
- Statistical Versus Individual Forecasting Of Life-Threatening Cardiac Arrhythmias. Wessel, Niels; Meyerfeldt, Udo; Ziehmann, Christine; Schirdewan, Alexander; Kurths, Ju¨rgen // AIP Conference Proceedings;2002, Vol. 622 Issue 1, p110
Ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation (VT) as fatal cardiac arrhythmias are the main factors triggering sudden cardiac death. The objective of this investigation is to find early signs of sustained VT in patients with an implanted cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). These devices are able to...