Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Heart Rhythm Congress 2017
The largest heart rhythm event in the UK, Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) provides unrivalled opportunity for health care professionals interested in the management of arrhythmias to share effective practice, show case innovation, learn about latest developments and network with UK & international delegates.
Our Hometown: Hardeeville hosts Fun Run for a Cause, August 19
This weekend, the City of Hardeeville and the Arrhythmia Alliance are teaming up to raise money to buy AEDs to put in every emergency City vehicle.
BORED COLLEGE STUDENT TRIES AIRPORT CPR KIOSK — AND LITERALLY SAVES A LIFE JUST DAYS LATER
Airport layovers and flight delays can be a real headache for most of us — and a logistical nightmare for parents with small kiddos. But new interactive kiosks are proving to be literal lifesavers for passengers, offering free CPR tutorials while they wait. Just ask recent college grad Matthew Lickenbrock, who says he simply “had time to kill” back in April 2015 when he gave the kiosk a try during a stopover at Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport.
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE WELCOMES NHS CALL TO PROVIDE TESTS TO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WITH UNDIAGNOSED HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS
Local health authorities do not mandate or commission manual pulse rhythm checks recommended as part of NHS health check service
Check Your Health: Reducing risk of dementia in A-Fib patients
Atrial fibrillation is the most common abnormal heart rhythm. ... they fibrillate,” says Dr. Jared Bunch with Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute.
ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE AND THE CITY OF HARDEEVILLE PARTNER FOR HARDEEVILLE FUN RUN FOR A CAUSE FUNDRAISER
Twin Falls man thankful for AED machine that saved his life
“The YMCA where I was actually exercising also had an AED on the wall,” said Horner. An off duty Jerome County officer was able to perform CPR ...
Avera Medical Minute AHH: AED's now inside all Sioux Falls Hy-Vee stores
Every year, 326,000 people suffer Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Immediate help with an AED can mean the difference between life and death. Time is of the essence when this happens – having AED’s easily accessible to the public could mean the difference between life and death. “All the Sioux Falls area Hy-Vee stores are really excited to be able to partner with Avera to be able to provide these AED’s to our customers -- so that they can be confident that while they’re out here shopping and getting their prescription medications with our pharmacies, that they can feel safe and secure,” said Matt Heldenbrand, Empire Hy-Vee store director.
Workplace AED program goes beyond buying the life-saving device
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 61 million Americans have cardiovascular disease, resulting in approximately one million deaths per year. Up to 400,000 of these deaths are due to sudden cardiac arrest. Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) can provide critical and necessary treatment for SCA.
Dose-Response Relationship between the Risk of Vasovagal Syncope and Body Mass Index or Systolic Blood Pressure in Young Adults Undergoing Blood Tests
Vasovagal syncope (VVS) is the most common type of syncope . VVS usually resolves uneventfully, but sometimes leads to head trauma or other injuries . The impact of syncope on public safety (e.g., syncope while driving) has also attracted recent interest [2,3]. Blood tests are the most commonly performed medical tests, and prevention of VVS associated with blood sample collection is important.