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Heart Rhythm Congress 2017

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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ARRHYTHMIA ALLIANCE AND THE CITY OF HARDEEVILLE PARTNER FOR HARDEEVILLE FUN RUN FOR A CAUSE FUNDRAISER

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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.

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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.

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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 [1]. VVS usually resolves uneventfully, but sometimes leads to head trauma or other injuries [1]. 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.

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Mayor’s memo: Help save lives with Saturday’s fun run

Hardeeville has two terrific events in August worth talking about. The first week in August the city held the annual Fill the Bus campaign to collect school supplies for the children of Hardeeville.

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AHA releases new CPR training requirements for 2019

On. Aug. 15, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced CPR training courses will require use of an instrumented directive feedback device, effective Jan. 39, 2019. Using the devices, students receive audiovisual evaluation and corrective instruction on chest compression rate, depth and proper hand placement. Studies have show the technology can be used alongside or integrated with a manikin to help students improve skills and reduce instruction time.

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