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AHA Guidance for CPR, Emergency CV Care Amid COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 — The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued interim guidance for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care for patients with known or suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection to help reduce the risk for transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes …

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Don’t Count on an American to Do CPR

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FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If someone collapsed in front of you, could you perform CPR? If you answered no, you’re hardly alone. Just over half of Americans know how to perform the emergency procedure. And even fewer know the recommended hands-only technique for bystanders, a new Cleveland …

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CPR Not Always Given at Dialysis Clinics When Needed

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FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When kidney failure patients undergoing treatment at dialysis clinics suffer cardiac arrest, the clinic staff usually jumps in to perform lifesaving CPR, but not always, a new study finds. “It is reassuring that bystander CPR was associated with improved outcomes in dialysis clinics …

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