News tagged with bystanders
TORONTO: Prompt use of an automated external defibrillator, or AED, can greatly increase the survival rates of people who suffer a cardiac arrest. And MIE Professor Tim Chan, working with Dr. Laurie Morrison at St. Michael's ...
Cardiology May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In December of last year the New York Post published images of a man about to be killed by a train while several bystanders did little to help him. Numerous studies have provided evidence that people are less likely to help ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One of the leading causes of death in the United States is sudden cardiac arrest, which claims the lives of more than 325,000 people each year. In a study published in the April issue of the journal Resuscitation, Beaumo ...
Cardiology Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Four out of five cardiac arrests happen at home, and unless the public are trained in resuscitation many people die before emergency services get to them.
Other Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A one-sided cellphone conversation in the background is likely to be much more distracting than overhearing a conversation between two people, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Ver ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Targeting CPR education in high-risk neighborhoods could increase the number of bystanders giving CPR and decrease deaths from cardiac arrest, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A compound that stimulates the production of a tumor-fighting protein may improve the usefulness of the protein in cancer therapy, according to a team of researchers.
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
New national PSA campaign launched to help bystanders recognize and respond to warning signs of stroke F.A.S.T.
Every 40 seconds a stroke occurs in the United States, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. To raise awareness about F.A.S.T.—an acronym to recognize and respond to the sudden warning ...
Cardiology Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Investigating the bystander effect: Virtual Reality as a viable platform for experimental psychology
The bystander effect is well-known in behavioural psychology and suggests that the more people who witnessing a violent emergency the less likely it is that someone will intervene. It was first identified ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The "bystander effect," which refers to people standing by and doing nothing while an emergency situation takes place, can also apply to medical care, according to two Yale doctors. Their ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—As anyone familiar with the X-Men knows, mutants can be either very good or very bad—or somewhere in between. The same appears true within cancer cells, which may harbor hundreds of mutations that set ...
Cancer Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDayNews)—Bystander CPR saves more lives when just chest compression is performed without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, a new study from Japan shows.
Cardiology Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Electronic cigarettes are experiencing somewhat of a boom at the moment. An estimated two million people in Germany have already turned to the vapor cigarette, which many view as a healthy alternative to ...
Addiction Dec 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
By using a model, researchers at the University of Montreal have identified and "switched off" a chemical chain that causes neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and dementia. ...
Neuroscience Nov 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Family members didn't give CPR for cardiac arrests as often as passers-by or friends in a Japanese study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A bystander a person who, although present at some event, does not take part in it; an observer or spectator.
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