Navigation Links
James Gandolfini Death Could Have Been Prevented If Hotel Had AED Says UCLA Cardiologist
Date:7/7/2013

ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Med Supply advises all travelers to book a hotel equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) since James Gandolfini's recent death could have been prevented if his hotel had an AED according to a UCLA cardiologist.  

"James Gandolfini absolutely may have survived if hotel personnel had used an AED when they found him," said Dr. Matthew Budoff, an associate professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA and a renowned cardiologist, during an interview with the National Enquirer.

"For each minute that passes following a heart attack, the survival rates drop by 10 percent.  So if five minutes pass without assistance by the AED, his survival rate is 50 percent.  If 10 minutes go by, the risk of dying is 100 percent," added Dr. Budoff in the National Enquirer.  "There is no question that had they used an AED when they first found James Gandolfini, his chances of survival would have been greatly improved."  

An AED is a small laptop-sized device that can automatically restart a heart after sudden cardiac arrest.  A New England Journal of Medicine study found that public access to AEDs doubled the chances of survival in cardiac-arrest cases.     

"More lives can be saved if additional hotels put their guests first and invest in AEDs," said Allyn Cutts, co-founder of American Med Supply, a retailer of AEDs including Heartsine PAD AED,

SOURCE American Med Supply
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Organovo Holdings Appoints James T. Glover to Board of Directors
2. MedPro Imaging Adds 30-year Imaging Industry Veteran James Carr as Director of Service & Operations
3. Masimo to Present at Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
4. Abaxis, Inc. to Present at the Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investor Conference
5. PAREXEL International To Present At Raymond James Investors Conference And Barclays Capital Healthcare Conference
6. HeartWare Presentation At Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference To Be Webcast
7. James Schumer MD of ReVision LASIK and Cataract Center is the first practice/surgeon in central Ohio to offer the Femtosecond Laser Platform, the Latest Advance in Laser Eye Surgery
8. James Lang Joins the NASP Board of Directors
9. Vapotherm Closes Financing Round, Appoints James Liken as Chairman of the Board and Opens New Corporate Headquarters
10. Hurel Corporation Appoints Leading Pharmaceutical Executive and Toxicologist Dr. James S. MacDonald to Board of Directors
11. Leeds St Jamess Institute of Oncology Acquires Two Elekta Versa HD Radiotherapy Systems
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... Oct. 21, 2014   BioNano Genomics , ... genomics research centers to purchase an Irys™ System ... National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC) ... Irys, obtaining a comprehensive view of a genome ... (NGS) does not deliver the scalability or reliability ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... CITY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 Abaxis, Inc. ... manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today reported financial results ... Second quarter overview: , Revenues of ... , Diluted EPS of $0.24, up 33% over ... , Service revenues from Abaxis Veterinary Reference Laboratories (AVRL) ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014   Surefire Medical , ... systems designed to maximize targeted delivery of embolization agents ... announce that oncologist John R. Daniels , MD ... Center, and surgical oncologist Steven C. Katz , ... the Company,s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).    ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 2BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 3Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 2Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 3Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 4Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 5Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 6Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 7Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 8Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 9Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 10Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 11Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 12Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 13Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 14Surefire Medical's Scientific Advisory Board Expands, Broadens Clinical Trial Expertise 2
(Date:10/25/2014)... The global HCIT outsourcing market is forecast ... $50.4 billion by 2018 from $35 billion in 2013. ... industry are driving the HCIT outsourcing market. These industries ... on core business, reduce operational and maintenance costs, increase ... hiring and training costs), share risk, and quickly implement ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... 2014 TASC (Total Administrative Services ... benefits account management services, announces the release of ... on taxes, reduce administrative workload, and lessen liability. ... and the efficient handling of complex, time-sensitive, and ... best meets their goals and objectives. The four ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... October 25, 2014 Homeowners that are ... ‘gone bad’ need wonder no more. Clean Crawls ... should watch out for when it comes to insulation ... to the article released by Clean Crawls, can cause ... that any insulation that has deteriorated, become damp, or ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Interrupting blood supply to an ... the risks associated with the surgery, according to a new ... the blood supply to the heart to be able to ... heart will reduce its ability to produce energy because it ... to another large muscle, such as an arm or a ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A large influx of international ... to avoid tens of thousands of deaths from the ... predict. Using a specially designed mathematical model, ... outbreak in just one densely populated county of hard-hit ... of Monrovia. The researchers said that if international ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global HCIT Outsourcing Market to Grow at 7.6% CAGR to 2018 Says a Premium Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Global HCIT Outsourcing Market to Grow at 7.6% CAGR to 2018 Says a Premium Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Global HCIT Outsourcing Market to Grow at 7.6% CAGR to 2018 Says a Premium Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:TASC’s New Suites Offer Tax Savings and Protection 2Health News:5 Signs Indicating That Insulation Needs Replacing as Told By Clean Crawls in Recent Article 2Health News:Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study 2Health News:Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed 2
... May 9 Metaverse developer,Simuality LLC has joined ... in Myanmar in the wake of Cyclone Nargis. ... placed in high-traffic locations in the,virtual world of ... welcome center on their main island,( http://slurl.com/secondlife/Simuality/106/83/41 )., ...
... NEW YORK, May 9 A Thai Airways plane,carrying ... water purification tablets. Three more planeloads containing,medicines, emergency health ... the next three days., "The urgency facing Myanmar ... in the life of a Myanmar child," said Juanita ...
... demands reap mental benefits regardless of age or ... News) -- Having an intellectually demanding job that ... abilities during retirement, regardless of intelligence, education level ... suggests. , "Our society is expected to live ...
... for all Minnesotans, MINNEAPOLIS, May 9 ... mothers and themselves the gift of health by,quitting. ... smoking for Mom,or for mothers to quit smoking ... smoking, whether it,s on Mother,s Day or at ...
... the United,Nations Population Fund, is appealing for $3 ... populations, particularly women,and girls, in Myanmar,s Ayeyarwady and ... as part of a joint flash appeal to ... thousands of pregnant women,made homeless by the cyclone ...
... (NYSE: BKD ) today announced that management will ... America 2008 Health Care,Conference to be held at the ... 4:40 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 14, 2008., ... accessed through the,Bank of America conference website at, http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/healthcare08/id45213213.cfm ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UNICEF: 'Every Second Can Make a Difference' to Myanmar's Children; 20% Already Suffering from Diarrhea, Malaria reported 2Health News:UNICEF: 'Every Second Can Make a Difference' to Myanmar's Children; 20% Already Suffering from Diarrhea, Malaria reported 3Health News:Demanding Jobs May Pay Cognitive Dividends in Retirement 2Health News:QUITPLAN(R) Services Can Help Make Mother's Day Smoke-Free 2Health News:$3 Million Requested by UNFPA to Help Women and Girls Displaced by Myanmar Cyclone 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: