Tag: cardiac arrest

Heart imaging has been successfully used to predict the benefit or futility of catheter ablation. The investigators described their findings in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging.

Call for paradigm shift to CPR competency to save 50,000 additional...

The American Heart Association (Association) and Laerdal Medical (Laerdal) are furthering their decades-long alliance to deliver a new standard of resuscitation quality and patient...

Long-term survival worse for black survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest

Black people who survive cardiac arrest during hospitalisation have lower odds of long-term survival compared with similar white survivors, according to new research published...

New findings on effects of xenon and hypothermia on cardiac arrest

NeuroproteXeon has announced the publication of a second finding from a randomised, controlled phase II trial of inhaled xenon and oxygen combined with hypothermia...

CPR and emergency cardiovascular care awareness needed for women, children, and...

Presenters at the American Heart Association (AHA)’s annual Scientific Sessions (11-15 November 2017; Anaheim, USA) have identified the lack of awareness of automated external...

US government funding dwindles for cardiac arrest research

National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to conduct cardiac arrest research has dwindled in the last decade, and is a fraction of what the...

Obamacare health insurance expansion linked to fewer cardiac arrests

A sudden catastrophic loss of heart function, or cardiac arrest, occurred significantly less among adults who acquired health insurance via the Affordable Care Act...

Automated external defibrillator accessibility: Barrier during cardiac arrest

There is just a one in five chance that a potentially life-saving automated external defibrillator (AED) will be nearby when someone experiences cardiac arrest...