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Dublin nurse who saved husband’s life after he had a heart attack backs Irish Sun campaign to have defibrillators installed in all schools
Geraldine O’Reilly-Bolger performed CPR on husband Derek non-stop for 30 minutes after he suffered cardiac arrest in bed in July last year
intermittent atrial fibrillation as a cause of cryptogenic stroke- a 6 month ekg follow up study
INTERMITTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AS A CAUSE OF CRYPTOGENIC STROKE- A 6 MONTH EKG FOLLOW UP STUDY. Nishant Gupta, Jacob I. Haft, Anish Samuel, Rupen Parikh and Sharad Bajaj ...
Cardiac Insight Welcomes Atrial Fibrillation Cardiologists to its Scientific Advisory Board
Cardiac Insight Inc., a U.S. developer of wearable medical devices and diagnostic software, has added renowned cardiologists and atrial fibrillation (AFib) specialists, Professor John Camm and Albert L. Waldo, M.D., Ph.D. (Hon.) to its Scientific Advisory Board.
Inquiry into Atrial Fibrillation in Scotland
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm and a major cause of stroke. It affects an estimated 96,000 people in Scotland, with as many as 50,000 people with AF remaining undiagnosed.
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Abu Dhabi doctors urge patients to check family history
UAE residents have been urged to check their family history to ensure they are not at high risk of heart disease without their knowledge.
Automated Detection of Atrial Fibrillation Through Smartwatch Technology
ORLANDO — Researchers have confirmed that the Kardia Band (KB), a specialized smartwatch band, and its accompanying app can accurately detect atrial fibrillation and distinguish it from sinus rhythm. The research was presented at the American College of Cardiology 67th Annual Scientific Session ...
More than half of all sudden cardiac death cases occur sans prior symptoms
There are genetic factors at play here, and I urge anyone with a family history of unexplained cardiac death to get screened as soon as possible, ... While people may experience a racing heartbeat, or a feeling of dizziness before cardiac arrest, more than half of all cases occur without prior symptoms.
Cedar Falls officer honored for saving truck driver's life
Jones quickly grabbed the automated external defibrillator, or AED. He used that to shock the man's heart and then started CPR. Sergeant Jones says the weigh station where this happened is about halfway between Waterloo and Cedar Rapids. It's not close to any hospitals. He credits the AED with ...
Bystanders, arena staff credited with saving hockey player
The victim regained consciousness and was speaking to paramedics. Paramedics say without bystanders jumping into action, the victim may not have survived. The Ottawa Paramedic Service oversees more than 760 Automated External Defibrillators located within the City of Ottawa, which includes all ...