Tag Archives: Cardiac arrest

Cardiac Arrest in your Future? Consider Moving House

A study is reported in the New England Journal of Medicine this week, and the message is simple. If you have a cardiac arrest and need bystander CPR, you’re more likely to get it in high-income, white (and/or ‘integrated’) neighbourhoods. … Continue reading

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates: Graphic

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Instead of a long blog post today, we drew you a picture. Print it out and stick it on your fridge if you like! There are lots of things you can see in our sudden … Continue reading

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An AED in your home? Will it help your family survive?

When your elderly neighbour collapses and has a cardiac arrest, you (should) know the drill: call EMS, start CPR & get an AED… faster is better. So does keeping an AED at home help? Read on….. “Should I have an … Continue reading

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CPR – is it for fit, healthy pople?

So you thought you were fit & healthy and that excused you from learning CPR? After all it’s just for kids (who choke on all kinds of stuff) and grannies, right? Well first of all, who do you think does … Continue reading

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