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New CPR Guidelines When COVID-19 Is Known or Suspected

Special precautions should be taken when resuscitating people in cardiac arrest with known or suspected COVID-19 coronavirus, according to guidance from the American Heart Association (AHA). The good news is you can learn CPR online, which could help save the life of a family member. The interim guidance, drawn mostly from CDC recommendations, focused on procedures that generate […]

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Analysis of Video Recorded CPR Improves Resuscitation Outcomes

Less than 8 percent of people who suffer from cardiac arrest outside of the hospital survive the incident, according to the American Heart Association. To improve survivorship and better administer life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), researchers and physicians at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and North Shore University Hospital developed a novel approach called Mechanical, […]

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Tennessee Senate Passes Lifesaving Telecommunicator CPR Policy

A lifesaving policy known as Telecommunicator CPR (T-CPR) passed recently from the Tennessee Senate, concurring with the House version, and is now heading to the Governor’s desk. Senate Bill 1958, sponsored by Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, passed with a unanimous vote. Its House companion, House Bill 1933, sponsored by Rep. Scott Cepicky, R- Culleoka, […]