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Barriers Hinder EMS Workers From Using Best Resuscitation Practices

... in the field to give high-quality CPR and other resuscitation efforts before transporting cardiac arrest ... patients and determining when to end unsuccessful resuscitation efforts. DALLAS, June 30 ... medical services (EMS) workers from using best resuscitation practices, according to a study reported in ...

Even After Death, Heart Attack Treatment May Not End

... people who have not responded to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and advanced cardiac life support in the ... -- said she agrees that barriers to stopping resuscitation exist. Public perception that most people ... pointed out, though, that exceptions to stopping resuscitation do exist -- including children and pregnant ...

Hospitalized patients need better understanding of CPR and outcomes

... this lack of understanding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation may affect a patient's choice about whether to ... from June to August 2007. Many other studies on resuscitation preferences have been based in outpatient ... doctors should identify better ways to discuss resuscitation preferences with patients. "Placing these ...

Oridion Expands its Presence in the Pre-hospital Market with an OEM Partnership with a leading Defibrillator Manufacturer

... agreement with a leading global manufacturer of resuscitation devices. With this agreement, Oridion ... agreement with a leading global manufacturer of resuscitation devices . With this agreement, Oridion ... dioxide successful predicts cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the field: a prospective observational study, ...

Mock CPR drills in kids show many residents fail in key skills, Hopkins study reveals

... published in the July print issue of the journal resuscitation , revealed critical mistakes during life-saving ... within the recommended three minutes. Timely resuscitation of a child whose breathing or heart beat has ... in the study, experience in performing resuscitation did. The results show that residents who had even ...

Resuscitated Newborns at Risk for Lower IQs

... has also been assumed that newborns who require resuscitation at birth but are free of encephalopathy will have ... said. "Since there are a lot of children who need resuscitation but have no symptoms, there are going to be a lot ... in IQs between the children who needed resuscitation at birth were not significantly different from ...

St. Joseph's Healthcare System Becomes First Hospital in the Region to Implement Pre-Hospital Therapeutic Cooling to Save the Lives of Cardiac Arrest Patients

... to North Jersey through such services as The resuscitation Center at St. Joseph's. The resuscitation Center is a comprehensive center dedicated to the continuum of care of cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) concerns during a patient's time of medical ...

BeneChill Launches European Study of Intra-Arrest Cooling

... using BeneChill's RhinoChill device during resuscitation increases patient resuscitation and survival rates. The PRINCE study is ... Barbut, MD MRCP. "Mild hypothermia induced after resuscitation from cardiac arrest has been shown to improve ...

Cardium's InnerCool Reports on Expanding Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia

... AHA and the International Liaison Committee on resuscitation recommending that cardiac arrest victims be ... is induced within the first 15 minutes following resuscitation and therapeutic temperature is achieved within ... felt it would be beneficial to adopt the complete resuscitation algorithm at our service. Like many others, we ...

Life Sciences Discovery awards health research program grants

... development, improving the potential of cardiac resuscitation technology, improving the delivery of mental ... inside human cells, to studying point-of-care resuscitation technology, and to reaching out to rural, ... to Integrate Technology and Cardiac Arrest resuscitation Program focus: To improve ...

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Resuscitation in Medical Technology

CPR Data Debriefing by Hospital Responders Improves CPR Performance and Increases Initial Survival Rate Following Cardiac Arrest

... were able to learn from their past resuscitation performance and apply this knowledge to future ... of Clinical Research for the Emergency resuscitation Center at the University of Chicago Medical ... review has broad applicability for improving resuscitation training." Results drawn from medical ...

U.S. Navy Submits Protocol for Field Trauma Trial of Hemopure(R)

... of Hemopure(R) [hemoglobin glutamer - 250 (bovine)], or HBOC-201, for resuscitation of operational casualties with severe traumatic hemorrhagic shock ... Hemopure versus the group of patients receiving the "standard fluid" for resuscitation (Hextend). Secondary and tertiary outcome measures are also defined. All ...

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Resubmits IND Application for Proposed 'RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients in the Out-of-Hospital Setting

... As previously reported, in June 2008 the NMRC submitted and subsequently withdrew an Op RESUS protocol for a Phase 2 clinical trial of Hemopure for resuscitation of operations casualties with severe traumatic hemorrhagic shock, when blood transfusion is not available. The proposed trial hypothesis is that for ...

FDA Approves LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection for Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) Sedation

... the recovery process for early signs of hypotension, apnea, airway obstruction, and/or oxygen desaturation. Facilities for providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation must be immediately available. The following serious adverse reactions have been reported with the use of LUSEDRA. -- Hypotension ...

FDA Files Application To Convert ONTAK(R) (Denileukin Diftitox) to Full Approval for Use in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

... use ONTAK (denileukin diftitox). Patients treated with denileukin diftitox must be managed in a facility equipped and staffed for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and where the patient can be closely monitored for an appropriate period based on his or her health status. CONTRAINDICATIONS: ONTAK is ...

Oridion Announces Major Medical Research and Congress Presentations

... and EUS (Endoscopic ultrasound). Other studies describing the clinical value of Microstream(R) EtCO2 monitoring were presented during the European resuscitation Council (ERC) in Ghent, Belgium and the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA) in Copenhagen, Denmark. At ERC, two oral presentations were given ...

Cardium's Innercool Therapies Unit Announces Publication of Positive Effects of Early and Rapid Hypothermia Following Heart Attack

... long-term neurological function. Based on these and other results, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Liaison Committee on resuscitation (ILCOR) have issued guidelines recommending that cardiac arrest victims be treated with induced hypothermia. Ischemic diseases constitute the ...

Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients

... can preserve organs and prevent death, even in the setting of advanced shock that does not respond to conventional methods of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is typically considered "irreversible". Dr. Alam and his colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as researchers at the University ...

Lipitor Provides Unprecedented Cardiovascular Risk Reductions in Diabetes Patients with Metabolic Syndrome and in Stroke Patients

... during the trial had a significant 53 percent reduction in the risk of major coronary events (death from cardiac causes, heart attack, or resuscitation after cardiac arrest) with Lipitor 80 mg. These analyses from two landmark clinical outcomes studies were presented at the annual meeting of the ...
Resuscitation in Medical Products

LMA Unique™ (Single Use LMA Classic™)

Description:... of routine applications from general anesthesia to emergency use or as a resuscitation device. The single use LMA Classic™ (LMA Unique™) was included in the American Heart Association Guidelines 2000 for Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular ....
Company:Vitaid

LMA Classic™ (Reusable)

Description:... of routine applications from general anesthesia to emergency use or as a resuscitation device. The single use LMA Classic™ (LMA Unique™) was included in the American Heart Association Guidelines 2000 for Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular ....
Company:Vitaid

Raindrop® Medication Nebulizer

Description:... Mallinckrodt® Endotracheal Tubes and specialty airways, Shiley® Tracheostomy Tubes, DAR® Filters, Easy Cap® CO2 Detectors, and resuscitation bags. Through our association with Puritan Bennett, a leader in critical care ventilators, you have access to complete systems for critical care. ...
Company:Nellcor

ACE® Aerosol Cloud Enhancer

Description:... medication from MDI canisters. Its versatile design allows it to be used in a ventilator circuit, in conjunction with an endotracheal airway or resuscitation bag and for routine, oral inhalation. ACE may also be used in conjunction with an incentive spirometer to help teach the patient proper technique. ...
Company:DHD Healthcare

Raindrop® Medication Nebulizer - Pediatric Aerosol Mask & Tubing

Description:... Mallinckrodt® Endotracheal Tubes and specialty airways, Shiley® Tracheostomy Tubes, DAR® Filters, Easy Cap® CO2 Detectors, and resuscitation bags. Through our association with Puritan Bennett, a leader in critical care ventilators, you have access to complete systems for critical care. ...
Company:Nellcor

ACE® Aerosol Cloud Enhancer Pediatric Kits

Description:... medication from MDI canisters. Its versatile design allows it to be used in a ventilator circuit, in conjunction with an endotracheal airway or resuscitation bag and for routine, oral inhalation. ACE may also be used in conjunction with an incentive spirometer to help teach the patient proper technique. ...
Company:DHD Healthcare

Raindrop® Medication Nebulizer - Tee Adapter & Mouthpiece

Description:... Mallinckrodt® Endotracheal Tubes and specialty airways, Shiley® Tracheostomy Tubes, DAR® Filters, Easy Cap® CO2 Detectors, and resuscitation bags. Through our association with Puritan Bennett, a leader in critical care ventilators, you have access to complete systems for critical care. ...
Company:Nellcor

Raindrop® Medication Nebulizer - Tee Adapter, Mouthpiece & Reservoir

Description:... Mallinckrodt® Endotracheal Tubes and specialty airways, Shiley® Tracheostomy Tubes, DAR® Filters, Easy Cap® CO2 Detectors, and resuscitation bags. Through our association with Puritan Bennett, a leader in critical care ventilators, you have access to complete systems for critical care. ...
Company:Nellcor

Raindrop® Medication Nebulizer - Universal Tip, Tubing, Mouthpiece, Tee Adapter & Reservoir

Description:... Mallinckrodt® Endotracheal Tubes and specialty airways, Shiley® Tracheostomy Tubes, DAR® Filters, Easy Cap® CO2 Detectors, and resuscitation bags. Through our association with Puritan Bennett, a leader in critical care ventilators, you have access to complete systems for critical care. ...
Company:Nellcor

Raindrop® Medication Nebulizer - Mouthpiece, Tee Adapter, Reservoir & Tubing

Description:... Mallinckrodt® Endotracheal Tubes and specialty airways, Shiley® Tracheostomy Tubes, DAR® Filters, Easy Cap® CO2 Detectors, and resuscitation bags. Through our association with Puritan Bennett, a leader in critical care ventilators, you have access to complete systems for critical care. ...
Company:Nellcor

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Resuscitation in Medical Definition

Medical procedure

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Resuscitation in Medical Dictionary

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

... Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): First aid Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many ... or heart beat has stopped. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation : The emergency substitution of heart and ...

Resuscitation

... Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): First aid Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many ... or heart beat has stopped. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation : The emergency substitution of heart and ...

Arrhythmia

... implantation * - palpitations * - tachycardia Cardiac catheterization - illustration of catheter in heart * - text * Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) ... This test is often performed in those where a life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia is a problem. The location and characteristics of ...

Choking

... objects, which can cause them to choke on small objects. For tips to avoid choking , see preventing choking . Warning: CPR ( cardiopulmonary resuscitation ) that is done improperly or on a person whose heart is still beating can cause serious injury . Do not perform CPR unless: ... See first aid ...

Circulation

... . Avoid needle s ticks of any type in the affected arm or leg. Avoid extreme hot or cold such as ice packs or heating pads. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation , usually known as CPR, provides temporary artificial breathing and circulation . It can de liver a limited amount of blood and oxygen to the ...

Conscious

... and increase your ability to cope with it. If the person is un conscious and has stopped breathing , call 911 and start CPR ( cardiopulmonary resuscitation ) as taught in your community. Conscious ness changes Staring episodes (unintentional) Lack of awareness of surroundings Sudden halt in ...

Coxsackievirus

... herpangina (sores in the throat) and hand , foot and mouth disease . coxsackievirus coxsackievirus infection cpr cpr ( cardiopulmonary resuscitation ) cradle cap cranial mononeuropathy iii ( compress ion type) cranial mononeuropathy iii (diabetic type) cranial mononeuropathy vi ...

Electrical shock

... The shock (s) suspends heart activity and then allows the heart to initiate a normal rhythm. Extraordinary measures include cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use of an electrical shock to stop a fatal abnormal heart rhythm (de fibrillation ), intubation (placement of a breathing tube down ...

Fibromyalgia

... a chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland ... Fibromyalgia First aid kit First aid kit - travel First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation - Emergency life support Flexible cystoscopy Flu and colds Folate - deficiency anaemia Food allergy Food hygiene ... Other ...

Hospital

... raised and apart. Virtual Children's Hospital , Near Drowning Synonyms and Keywords wilderness: near drowning , drowning , cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) ... ecological restoration; ecological system; ecological systems, closed; ecology; eco mania ; econazole; economic botany; economic ...

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Resuscitation in Biological News

Life Sciences Discovery Fund awards health research program grants

... development, improving the potential of cardiac resuscitation technology, improving the delivery of mental ... inside human cells, to studying point-of-care resuscitation technology, and to reaching out to rural, ... to Integrate Technology and Cardiac Arrest resuscitation Program focus: To improve ...

New CPR promises better results by compressing abdomen, not Chest

... developed a new method to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation that promises to be more effective than standard ... is performed. For every one minute of delay, the resuscitation rate decreases by 10 percent. "In other words, at 10 minutes, the resuscitation is absolutely ineffective," said Leslie Geddes, ...

UT faculty members win American Heart Association awards for advancing research

... Holcomb received the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award in Trauma resuscitation Science, which was established in 2003 to recognize leaders in this field. ... to receive a Lifetime Achievement award for their contributions to the resuscitation of critically ill or injured patients. Dr. Holcomb, while serving in the ....

Resuscitation technique after brain injury may do more harm than good

... to recover with room air. "This study suggests 100 percent oxygen resuscitation may further damage an already compromised brain," said Dr. Steven Kernie, ... said. "Our research shows even brief exposure to 100 percent oxygen during resuscitation actually worsens white-matter injuries." Dr. Kernie said adding pure ...

Hyperviscous fluids: Better treatment for severe blood loss

... loss, but UC San Diego bioengineering researchers have reported improved resuscitation with a radically different approach. Building on earlier studies in humans ... with viscosity enhancers that thicken blood. Reporting in the journal resuscitation in an article that is available online, the researchers describe dramatic ...

Design input accelerates new technologies' route to market

... It could eventually replace the traditional stethoscope method of monitoring heart rate during childbirth, which is open to human error, interrupts resuscitation and can fail to detect sudden and serious changes to a baby's medical condition. The Mixed Reality Lab within the School of Computer Science has ...

Therapeutic hypothermia is promising strategy to minimize tissue damage

... al. focus on "Perioperative Hypothermia: Use and Therapeutic Implications," and Kim et al. describe "The Use of Pre-Hospital Mild Hypothermia After resuscitation from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest." Kochanek et al. collaborate on two articles on therapeutic hypothermia in pediatric populations, one ...

New cardiology research presented at CHEST 2008

... that patients who are seriously ill, as well as their families, should be well informed regarding the expected outcome of multiple in-hospital resuscitation events. #6700 CHEST COMPRESSIONS DIFFICULT FOR MEN AND WOMEN TO PERFORM (Wednesday, October 29, 10:30 AM EST) Female hospital staff ...

Study: Paramedics save more lives when they don't follow the rules

... journal's April print issue. "Cardiocerebral resuscitation eliminates certain previously recommended ... of the study. "I am convinced that Cardiocerebral resuscitation will have a world-wide impact." "In laboratory ... may not be good for the other. Cardiocerebral resuscitation is designed for cardiac arrest. Sudden ...

New study aims to stop sepsis in its tracks

... the patient is quickly spiraling into multisystem organ failure. Starting resuscitation at this point may already be too late." To test ways of managing the ... diagnose, and treat sepsis. The protocol includes a sequence of resuscitation methods to deliver fluids, restore blood pressure, and monitor ...

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Resuscitation in Biological Technology

Thomson Reuters Names 'Hottest' Researchers and Papers of 2007-2008

... discussing the reprogramming of human somatic cells took second place with 116 citations, while a paper exploring insulin therapy and pentastarch resuscitation in severe sepsis received 112 citations and rounds out the top three. For a detailed list of the 2007-2008 hottest researchers and research ...

Advanced Technologies and Wireless Telecommunications Enhance Care and Medical Training at the Ryder Trauma Center in Miami

... wireless broadband is available. The project enables specialty physicians using the RP-7 robot to actively participate in the delivery of care in the resuscitation Unit, Operating Rooms and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) from a remote location. Once connected, the surgeons can autonomously drive the robot to ...

Cardium Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance of InnerCool's RapidBlue(TM) Endovascular System

... long-term neurological function. Based on these and other results, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Liaison Committee on resuscitation (ILCOR) have issued guidelines recommending that cardiac arrest victims be treated with induced hypothermia. Ischemic diseases constitute the ...

Lilly to Acquire ImClone Systems in $6.5 Billion Transaction

... experienced their first severe infusion reaction during later infusions - Monitor patients for 1 hour following ERBITUX infusions in a setting with resuscitation equipment and other agents necessary to treat anaphylaxis (eg, epinephrine, corticosteroids, intravenous antihistamines, bronchodilators, and ....

Biopure Announces 2008 Second Quarter Financial Results

... further funding of approximately $3.4 million for the development of HBOC-201 for a project entitled: A Multifunctional Blood Substitute for Field resuscitation of Polytrauma Combat Casualties with Brain Injury and Concomitant Hemorrhagic Shock. This project is part of the Post Traumatic Stress ...

Cardium's InnerCool Therapies Unit Announces European Commercialization Agreement for Portfolio of Temperature Modulation Systems

... long-term neurological function. Based on these and other results, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Liaison Committee on resuscitation (ILCOR) have issued guidelines recommending that cardiac arrest victims be treated with induced hypothermia. Ischemic diseases constitute the ...

FDA Approves New 300mg Loading Dose Tablet for PLAVIX(R) (clopidogrel bisulfate)

... "The American College of Cardiology-American Heart Association treatment guidelines for UA/NSTEMI and the American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines for ACS patients (August 2007) recommend a 300mg loading dose of clopidogrel in conjunction with ASA (aspirin), ...

Panel to Discuss the Far-Ranging Effects and Consequences of Heart Disease, Which is the Leading Killer in Both Men and Women in the United States

... and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine -- Lance Becker, MD, Director of the Center for resuscitation Science at the University of Pennsylvania WHEN: Begins Airing on September 19, 2007 on PBS stations. Check your local PBS ...

Midwest biotech stocks drop like a rock during the third quarter

... biotech companies like MGI Pharma and KV Pharmaceuticals. The one piece of good news in 2005 is that there have been three Midwest IPOs and the resuscitation of several companies that have been moribund and are now showing signs of life. See you next week! Disclaimer: This column is not a ...
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