News tagged with chest compressions

One minute of CPR video training could save lives

Just one minute of CPR video training for bystanders in a shopping mall could save lives in emergencies, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013.

Nov 17, 2013
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Need to restore vital signs? There's a manual for that

First-year anesthesia resident Jason Johns, MD, was pleased with the way his patient, a man in his early 70s, had maintained a steady set of vital signs during a four-hour surgical procedure at Stanford Hospital. ...

Nov 05, 2013
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What to do if your child chokes

(HealthDay)—Choking is a leading cause of injury and death among American children, especially those age 3 years and younger, and parents and other caregivers need to know what to do in such cases, an expert ...

Aug 10, 2013
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Saving the day

The kiss of life can literally be the difference between life or death for someone who has stopped breathing. If the patient's heart has stopped as well, circulation of oxygenated blood can be maintained by external chest ...

Nov 04, 2011
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