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In the span of the last five years, use and implementation of electronic health records in the U.S. has dramatically accelerated because of federal mandates and financial incentives directly related the meaningful use program. Because...

source: By Scott E. Rupp
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In the span of the last five years, use and implementation of electronic...

source: By Scott E. Rupp

The effectiveness of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation in cardiac arrest cases may have influenced the outcomes in one clinical trial, researchers suggest. Only about 40 percent of patients in the trial who performed CPR were guideline compliant in delivering proper...

source: MedPage Today

Staff members at a New York clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest photographed her with a cell phone while she was sedated, improperly documented how much of the sedative propofol was used and "failed to identify deteriorating...

source: ABC News

In August, a student at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, collapsed and went into cardiac arrest after a football practice. A student and staff member used CPR and an automated external defibrillator to revive him before paramedics arrived, saving his life....

source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

Kenya Cheatham is thankful for two quick-thinking teachers who came to her daughter's rescue when she went into cardiac arrest at school. Cheatham says her daughter, 13-year-old Kenedi Cheatham, had always been healthy. Students at Crispus Attucks High School found Kenedi...

source: WXIN-TV

A Jet Blue flight was recently forced to make an emergency landing at Logan Airport evening after a toddler on the plane went into cardiac arrest. Massachusetts State Police Trooper Matthew Guarino confirmed that the department escorted...

source: The Boston Globe


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