Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CPR can save lives in dialysis clinics, but it's underused

New research indicates that when kidney failure patients experience cardiac arrest at outpatient dialysis facilities, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save lives, but it is not always performed by dialysis staff. The ...

Cardiology

Three landmark heart studies shed light on sudden cardiac arrest

Today, at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, the research group led by Sumeet Chugh, MD, professor of Medicine and associate director of the Smidt Heart Institute, presented three critical research studies ...

Cardiology

Weekday mornings are no longer peak times for sudden cardiac arrest

Heart experts have long believed that weekday mornings—and especially Mondays—were the danger zones for unexpected deaths from sudden cardiac arrests. But a new Cedars-Sinai study shows those peak times have disappeared ...

Cardiology

5 steps for lifesaving CPR

More than 350,000 people had sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital in 2017. Those who received CPR were two to three times more likely to survive.

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