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CPR:

see cardiopulmonary resuscitationcardiopulmonary resuscitation
(CPR), emergency procedure used to treat victims of cardiac and respiratory arrest. CPR can be done in a hospital with drugs and special equipment or as a first-aid technique.
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Reviews of resuscitation efforts and quality of CPR provided by bystanders and dispatchers are needed, as is monitoring (by health care systems that provide CPR services) of the quality of CPR provided during resuscitation efforts.
Since patients had to have a PCC assigned on admission (with full support, including CPR as the default), failure to discuss and assign a PCC was an event that was reviewed by the hospital's quality care committee.
Comparing responses between facilities that have implemented a CPR in some form and those that haven't, yielded yet another surprise.
The company has been very supportive (of CPR training).
In addition, ZOLL's See-Thru CPR([R]), a proprietary filter that allows clinicians to see if an organized rhythm is developing during CPR, is also active with the pediatric CPR pads.
CPR Cell Phone Repair of Neptune City is located at 103 3rd Avenue, Neptune City, NJ 07753.
Media Contact: Media Department, CPR Training Class, (949) 555-2861, Support@education-services.
However, it appears the CPR panel believes that less public input is better.
American Red Cross courses include Water Safety instructor; Lifeguard Training; Community First Aid and CPR; CPR for the Professional Rescuer -- Challenge; LGT -- Review and Challenge; CPR - Challenge.
But a Sarver Heart Center--sponsored, national 4,000-person survey showed that a much higher percentage of the public would be interested in providing bystander CPR if the procedure involved chest compression-CPR only.
At the time of its study, the IOM committee concluded, on the basis of a review of existing automated record systems and emerging technology that no existing system met all of the requirements for CPRs and that, although most technological barriers to CPR development have been eliminated or are about to disappear, additional research and development are needed to advance CPRs, particularly in the areas of data acquisition, system security, data standards, and networking support.
The vest provided a 100 percent survival rate in seven dogs suffering from cardiac arrest, without causing any of the CPR-induced injuries observed in dogs getting traditional CPR.