CPR News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/10/2012
Heart Experts Make Boosting Bystander CPR a Priority

911 dispatchers asked to talk callers through life-saving procedure after witnessing cardiac arrest

8/31/2011
Longer CPR Backfires for Certain Heart Patients: Study

Paramedics should administer rescue procedure for just one minute before assessing heart rhythm, expert says

7/11/2011
Coordinated Cooling Effort After Cardiac Arrest Can Improve Outcomes

Study found new system reduced neurological damage among patients

7/5/2011
Medical Futility Trend Seen in Neonatal Deaths

Infants' 'peace' led to withholding, withdrawal of life support in NICUs, study finds

6/25/2011
Exhausting Surf Rescues Don't Affect Lifeguards' CPR Skills

Small Swedish study found that extreme exertion had no impact on lifesaving capability

6/20/2011
Faster Transition From CPR to Defibrillator May Save Lives

A CPR pause of 20 seconds or more before electric shock to heart cuts chance of survival, study finds