TITLE

Study Targets Heart Attacks

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Indiana University has received a $1 million federal grant to monitor local firefighters and find ways to help lower risk of heart attack. Researchers have started to monitor the heart rates of 56 members of the Indianapolis Fire Department to determine which job aspects performed the most danger stress. The study shows that the heart rates speed up on the way to a fire and take hours to return to normal.
ACCESSION #
34607636

 

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