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Prolonging CPR doesn't help heart patients: study

A study involving nearly 10,000 cardiac arrest patients from 10 North American regions has shown that extending the period of initial cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by paramedics and firefighters from one to three minutes ...

Aug 31, 2011
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Widespread CPR training saves lives

A nationwide effort in Denmark to increase the number of people trained in CPR led to an increase in bystander CPR and ultimately contributed to increased cardiac arrest survival rates in that country, according to research ...

Mar 26, 2012
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Single hospital rooms ensure a good death? Think again

Over recent decades, we have seen a growing tendency for including more single rooms in hospital ward design. Single rooms are often favoured by patients, are highly sought after and rarely empty.  Infection control guidelines ...

Aug 28, 2012
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