Navigation Links
Study Released at AHA Shows Survival to Hospital Discharge After Cardiac Arrest Doubles With Improved CPR and Impedance Threshold Device
Date:11/6/2007

Groundbreaking study looks at hospital discharge rates in seven cities,

including Largo, Fla.

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new seven-city study on the impact of new CPR techniques supports the widespread use of the American Heart Association's new 2005 CPR guidelines, according to the study authors in a presentation at the AHA's Scientific Sessions on November 4 in Orlando. Lead author, Tom P. Aufderheide, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Resuscitation Research Center in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, presented the data showing a doubling of hospital discharge rates when the AHA's new CPR guidelines were consistently and effectively applied to 893 patients.

The EMS departments submitting data in the study tracked individuals who experienced cardiac arrest outside of the hospital all the way through hospital discharge. When subjects were treated with new CPR techniques including the use of the ResQPOD, an impedance threshold device (ITD), the hospital discharge rates jumped from 7.9 percent to 15.7 percent, or double the survival rate of the control group.

Aufderheide said, "This menu of interventions for patients with cardiac arrest has resulted in one of the highest overall survival rates ever documented for this devastating medical condition. It represents a major breakthrough in the treatment of cardiac arrest, which we hope will be disseminated in other systems throughout the United States."

The seven EMS departments participating in the study used AHA-recommended new CPR including increased compressions, full chest wall recoil and use of the impedance threshold device. The ResQPOD ITD is a $99 device manufactured by Advanced Circulatory Systems (ACS). The impedance threshold device received a Class IIa rating by the AHA in its 2005 Emergency Cardiac Care Guidelines. This is the highest recommendation possible given
'/>"/>

SOURCE Advanced Circulatory Systems
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
3. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
4. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
5. Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
6. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
7. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
8. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
9. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
10. Pitt study finds inequality in tobacco advertising
11. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 28, 2015 , ... Saint Petersburg, FL —Pocket Protein™, a ... carbs, sugar, gluten, lactose or caffeine in a convenient 2 oz. pouch that ... Editor’s Choice Awards. , Five consumer packaged goods (CPG) products were selected by ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... specialist, Dr. James Strawbridge, gives a new approach on solutions in his new ... with the employer and employees getting together for meaningful group meetings. "This would ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... three-year accreditation for its adolescent residential, counseling, day treatment and intensive family based ... meets international standards for quality and its pursuit of excellence. As a nonprofit ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... NY (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... The ... Kybella™. It is the first and only nonsurgical product approved by the Food ... Dr. Vito Quatela and Dr. William Koenig are among the ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 2015 , ... SharkNinja, an innovative leader in the housewares ... Sofia Vergara, and unveil the Ninja® brand’s new coffee machine, the Ninja ... variety of sizes and styles while achieving the perfect brew richness level every ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 2Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 3Health News:West Ridge Academy Awarded CARF Three-Year Accrediation 2Health News:Non-surgical Treatment to Get Rid of The "Double Chin," Kybella™, Now Available at the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery 2Health News:Non-surgical Treatment to Get Rid of The "Double Chin," Kybella™, Now Available at the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery 3Health News:Sofia Vergara Partners With SharkNinja® To Launch The Ninja Coffee Bar™ 2Health News:Sofia Vergara Partners With SharkNinja® To Launch The Ninja Coffee Bar™ 3
... EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 25 The Board of,Directors ... ),has declared a cash dividend of 10 cents per ... at the close of business on December 13,2007. At ... Corporate Description American Physicians Capital, Inc. is ...
... Calif., Oct. 25 Thoratec,Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR ), ... announced that it will report its operating,results for the ... The company will hold a conference call to ... interested parties at 8:30,a.m., Pacific Daylight Time (11:30 a.m., ...
... tensor imaging can identify structural changes in the white ... even in patients with mild traumatic brain injury. ... of the journal Brain. , "We studied patients ... to severe -- and found that abnormalities in white ...
... Vessel Road Mapping and Magnetic Guidewire Navigation ... Capabilities Demonstrated in Multiple Cases, ST. ... the details of successful, live percutaneous coronary,and peripheral cases ... the Main Arena at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular,Therapeutics (TCT) symposium, ...
... USO has,partnered with CarePages.com to provide wounded troops an ... friends while recovering,in the hospital and at home. Called ... sharing health updates, photos and supportive,messages via a private ... care and support, and allows them to share updates ...
... drugs of tomorrow and how will they be ... Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, researchers will present ... regarding emerging cancer therapeutics. , New ... cancer tumors, provide tantalizing targets for engineered antibodies ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Thoratec Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call, Webcast 2Health News:Imaging shows structural changes in mild traumatic brain injury 2Health News:Imaging shows structural changes in mild traumatic brain injury 3Health News:Stereotaxis Highlights Live Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Cases Performed at TCT With Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System 2Health News:Stereotaxis Highlights Live Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Cases Performed at TCT With Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System 3Health News:Stereotaxis Highlights Live Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Cases Performed at TCT With Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System 4Health News:The USO and CarePages.com Help Wounded Troops Stay Connected to Their Families 2Health News:The USO and CarePages.com Help Wounded Troops Stay Connected to Their Families 3Health News:Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets 2Health News:Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets 3Health News:Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets 4Health News:Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets 5Health News:Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets 6Health News:Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets 7
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015  A mere one ... Booz Allen Hamilton . A new white ... development inefficiencies are impeding and disrupting manufacturers, success. ... Waste and Improve Value In Product Development Processes ... inaccessible data and how it affects the product development ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015 NorthStar Anesthesia ... today that it has been selected by Mercy, based in ... services for four of their hospitals:  Mercy St. Vincent  Medical ... Toledo , Mercy St. Charles  Hospital in ... Tiffin . "As we ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... -- According to a new market research ... by Deployment Mode (Web based, On-Premise, Cloud-Based), by End ... by Component - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", ... $501.1 Million 2014, and is projected to reach $722.7 ... 2014 to 2019. Browse 60 T ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New White Paper Reveals How Manufacturers Can Improve Product Development Processes 2Four Mercy Hospitals in Northwest Ohio Select NorthStar Anesthesia 2Radiology Information Systems Market Worth $722.7 Million by 2019 2Radiology Information Systems Market Worth $722.7 Million by 2019 3Radiology Information Systems Market Worth $722.7 Million by 2019 4
... March 24, 2011 A new program from American ... consumers regarding the price of advanced diagnostic imaging exams ... are performed, offering significant cost savings and increased satisfaction. ... care spending, there is a growing need for information ...
... PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 24, 2011 PDI, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at ... PDI CEO Nancy Lurker will ring the Closing Bell together with ... "Ringing the NASDAQ bell is a particularly meaningful event for PDI ...
Cached Medicine Technology:American Imaging Management Promotes Affordability and Choice to Health Care Consumers 2American Imaging Management Promotes Affordability and Choice to Health Care Consumers 3American Imaging Management Promotes Affordability and Choice to Health Care Consumers 4
... camera incorporates a Progressive Scan 1/3" CCD with ... x 768 (V) XGA. Whats more the XCD-X710CR ... called a "Bayer filter") and outputs the "raw ... to be converted to a color image on ...
... Sonys XCD-X710 digital camera incorporates a Progressive ... offers excellent sensitivity (1024 x 768 XGA ... high-resolution, digital B/W images and features an ... exposure range from 1/100,000 to 17.5 second, ...
... The PL-A661 is a monochrome " 1.3 ... microscopy applications. Desgined to simplify real-time ... the PL-A661 provides uncompromising video and digital ... package. The PL-A661 is ideal for industrial ...
... FireWire, high dynamics. Exceptional performance in the ... for your applications: The possibility to respond ... and laboratory work, meeting new challenges with ... been combined with so much flexibility in ...
Medicine Products: