CPR--THE VANISHING COMPETENCY
- Two Recent Press Releases on AEDS. // Exercise Standards & Malpractice Reporter;Jan2006, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p13
Offers news briefs concerning the decision of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to clear for marketing the two automated external defibrillators from Royal Philips Electronic. Q-CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation monitoring and feedback technology; HeartStart FR2+ with SMART CPR.
- The Heart of the Matter. Weintraub, Boris // Parks & Recreation;Sep2009, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p78
The article reports that having access to an automated external defibrillation (AED) can be crucial in the event of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Estimates of the annual number of SCA cases in the U.S. range from 250,000 to 350,000. However, 19 of every 20 victims die, in large part, because they...
- Take Heart and Save Lives. Hellie, Joseph; Steinkamp, Janet // Healthcare Executive;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p40
The article provides information on Take Heart St. Clouds initiative in the U.S. The initiatives has incorporated the use on various technologies. It includes training citizens in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), placing automatic external defibrillator (AED) into community, and...
- Harvard Health Publications News Release: It's time to put the "public" in public automated external defibrillators, from the Harvard Heart Letter. // Exercise Standards & Malpractice Reporter;Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p54
The article focuses on the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for ventricular fibrillation together with the hand only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- Baltimore County Promoting Hands-Only CPR. Snyder, Ron // Baltimore Jewish Times;6/21/2013, Vol. 332 Issue 8, p15
The article focuses on the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the cases of sudden cardiac arrest and the event in the National CPR & automated axternal defibrillator (AED) Awareness Week which promoted the CPR initiative called "Lend a Hand, Save a Life."
- LCHEC registering for CPR, Nurse Aide. // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);3/12/2014, Vol. 141 Issue 11, p2A
The article reports on the initiative of Lampasas County Higher Education Center (LCHEC) in Texas to register in various nursing aide programs and courses, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED), health care provider (HCP) basic life support (BLS).
- Follow YOUR Heart. M. D. // Albuquerque: The Magazine;Nov2014, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p28
The article reports that Sadie's of New Mexico, a Mexican restaurant based in Albuquerque, Mexico, has partnered with the Project Heart Start to prevent catastrophic choking and cardiac events by training the restaurant's staff in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to use an automated...
- Teaching Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Via the Web. Peterson, Ronnie // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2006, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p55
The article focuses on the teaching of cardiopulmonary resuscitation via the Internet. Computer-based training offers critical care nurses, who often have little time to attend mandatory review training sessions, the convenience of training when the individual has the desire, time and necessity...
- The heavy toll of CPR. // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2001, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on a study which examined the psychological responses of critical care nurses at a hospital in Adelaide, South Australia following cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Number of critical care nurses studied; Clinical manifestations of critical incident stress observed from the nurses...