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Don’t ignore the signs of a heart attack

Along with the holidays comes a rise in heart attacks sometimes referred to as a “Christmas Coronary” or a “Hanukkah Heart Attack.” Heart attacks are “plumbing” issues in the heart in which one or more blood vessels, called coronary arteries, become blocked, typically...

Part III: Public Access Defibrillation

The finale of our three part series discusses the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in a cardiac arrest and deployment of AED units in publicly accessible settings. Please be sure to check out Part I: Recognition of Cardiac Arrest and Getting Help and...

Part III: Public Access Defibrillation

The finale of our three part series discusses the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in a cardiac arrest and deployment of AED units in publicly accessible settings. Please be sure to check out Part I: Recognition of Cardiac Arrest and Getting Help and...

Part II: Bystander Initiated CPR

Part I of our series discussed the recognition of cardiac arrest and getting help. We’ll now discuss bystander initiated CPR and the obstacles that prevent CPR from being started immediately. This will lead us into Part III – Public Access to...

Part II: Bystander Initiated CPR

Part I of our series discussed the recognition of cardiac arrest and getting help. We’ll now discuss bystander initiated CPR and the obstacles that prevent CPR from being started immediately. This will lead us into Part III – Public Access to...