Sudden Cardiac Arrest

wearable defibrillators prevent sudden cardiac death in pediatric patients
Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A new study shows that the use of a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) is safe and effective...

Physio-Control Launches HeartSine samaritan PAD 360P Automated External Defibrillator in United States
Technology | Defibrillator Monitors | April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 — Physio-Control announced April 19 that the company’s HeartSine samaritan PAD 360P (SAM 360P) fully...

STEMI, cardiac arrest, cardiogenic shock, ACC.17 study, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, MHIF
News | Cath Lab | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — The influence of cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock on outcomes of patients with...

Philips, FDA, class I recall, HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator
News | Defibrillator Monitors | March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 — Philips and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the company has initiated a...

Zoll, Hospital Wearable Defibrillator, HWD, FDA premarket approval
Technology | Defibrillator Monitors | March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that the company’s...

genetic testing, sudden cardiac death of teen, Mayo Clinic Proceedings
News | Genetic Testing | November 09, 2016

November 9, 2016 — The recent, sudden death of a 13-year-old boy resulted in more than 20 relatives being...

Videos | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 28, 2016

This video, provided by Zoll, demonstrates how cardiologists can explain sudden cardiac death to patients. It is...

LifePak, AED, sudden cardiac arrest, defibrillator, automatic external defibrillator

A Physio-Control LifePak CR Plus defibrillator shown in use during a hand-off to paramedics, who use larger, more sophisticated defibrillator-monitors (behind gloved paramedic).

Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | September 28, 2016 | Allied Market Research

Automated external defibrillators (AED) are portable and lightweight devices used to deliver an electric shock...

sudden cardiac arrest, out-of-hospital, comatose patients, University of Arizona study, wake up
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | July 13, 2016

July 13, 2016 — Physicians may be drawing conclusions too soon about survival outcomes of patients who suffered a...

PulsePoint mobile app, CPR responder, sudden cardiac arrest, Seattle Fire Department
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | July 01, 2016

July 1, 2016 — Medic One Foundation and the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) announced in June the launch of PulsePoint...

Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator, WEARIT-II Registry results, CardioStim EuroPace 2016
News | Defibrillator Monitors | June 21, 2016

June 21, 2016 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that patients experience a high one-year survival rate following use of...

Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...

cardiac arrest, out-of-hospital, antiarrhythmic drugs, New England Journal of Medicine Study, ACC.16
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | April 19, 2016

April 19, 2016 — Researchers have confirmed that certain heart rhythm medications, when given by paramedics to...

NBA basketball players, cardiac risk, sudden cardiac death, NewYork Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center study, CUMC
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | March 21, 2016

March 21, 2016 — Researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have authored a...

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