Tag: "arrests" at medical news
Leading patient safety advocates assess progress in reducing medical error
...eries by 50% Rapid Response Teams reduced cardiac arrests
by 15% Perioperative antibiotic protocols reduced surgical site infections by 93% Co-author Lucian Leape said, "While the progress that has been made in improving patient safety is encouraging, it has been much too slow. Hospitals need to have cras...
Suicide bomber sensors would not reduce casualties
...combating suicide bombings was intelligence-driven arrests
of terror operatives and suspects....
Study finds defibrillators available in many high schools
...than senior centers, despite the fact that cardiac arrests
appear more common in senior centers, according to...am said. "We wanted to find out how common cardiac arrests
were in high schools and how available defibrillators were." The team selected senior centers as a c...
Largest study of in-hospital cardiac arrest suggests how to improve outcomes for children and adults
Children survive in-hospital cardiac arrests
more frequently than adults, cardiopulmonary resus... the findings of the largest-ever study of cardiac arrests
occurring in hospitals. Researchers from the National Registry of CPR have released a study that cha...
Bringing hearts back to life
...ren are more likely to survive in-hospital cardiac arrests
than adults and with appropriate cardiopulmonary r... the findings of the largest-ever study of cardiac arrests
occurring in hospitals. The study was supervised by Robert A. Berg, MD, professor of pediatrics and ...
Reducing the damage caused by cardiac arrest
outside of a hospital setting are very common and ... De Maio, MD, concludes, "Less than 15% of cardiac arrests
occur in public venues. PAD programs that target public venues are unlikely to lead to significant ...
When a child's heart stops, onset time of abnormal rhythms is crucial
...from more than 1,000 children who suffered cardiac arrests
while in the hospital. The largest study by far of...rhythms were thought to be uncommon during cardiac arrests
in children, occurring less than 10 percent of the time, but we found the occurrence to be 27 percen...
NIDA announces recommendations to treat drug abusers, save money and reduce crime
...es criminal activity up to 80 percent, and reduces arrests
up to 64 percent. However, fewer than one-fifth of these offenders receive treatment. Treatment not only lowers recidivism rates, it is also cost-effective. It is estimated that for every dollar spent on addiction treatment programs, there is a $4 to...
NYPD targets black, Hispanic and poor neighborhoods for arrests for smoking marijuana in public
...access journal Harm Reduction Journal reveals that arrests
for smoking marijuana in public now occur mostly i...from NDRI, analysed the records of adult marijuana arrests
made by the New York Police Department (NYPD) from January 1980 to December 2003. Golub et al. built...
Idursulfase is effective treatment for Hunter syndrome, clinical trial concludes
...ars and early 20s. Now, they have a treatment that arrests
or halts the disease process," Muenzer said. Muenzer is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in Hunter syndrome research and the medical treatment of children with genetic lysosomal storage diseases such as Hunter syndrome. In his lab...
CHEST 2006 abstract briefs
...ediate care orders in 70 percent of cases, cardiac arrests
declined by ten percent, and nursing satisfaction improved. Researchers conclude the tele-intensivists can successfully provide expert support to multiple hospital RRTs. DISASTER RESPONSE/MEDICINE Chemical Protective Gear Limits Exercise Capac...
Defibrillators should be available in ski resorts
...ed to strenuous exercise. There are 12,000 cardiac arrests
in public places each year in the UK. On a recent skiing holiday in Europe, Dr Sarah Davies assisted a man who had collapsed on the slopes. She was joined by two German nurses, one British paediatric nurse, one French dentist and a British nursing ...
Crestor effective at halting early atherosclerosis
...study shows that aggressive cholesterol management arrests
the progress of even small changes in the arteries." The study used ultrasound to assess whether Crestor was effective at halting progressive thickening of the carotid arteries. Vessel thickening is an early sign of atherosclerosis, the deposit of...
Procedural changes may reduce cardiac arrests outside pediatric ICUs
...al change may significantly reduce cardiopulmonary arrests
outside a pediatric hospital's intensive care unit...arch in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. Cardiac arrests
outside the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Children's Medical Center Dallas dropped by 63 p...
Leading prevention researchers meeting in Washington, D.C., May 30-June 1, 2007
...itudes in earlier grades maybe at higher risks for arrests
later. Data on more than 8,000 students shows how interventions can help these kids during elementary school years. A national effort surveying nighttime and daytime motorists will be launched in the fall of 2007 to determine alcohol and drug us...
Society for Prevention Research meeting May 30-June 1, Washington, D.C.
...itudes in earlier grades maybe at higher risks for arrests
later. Data on more than 8,000 students shows how interventions can help these kids during elementary school years. A national effort surveying nighttime and daytime motorists will be launched in the fall of 2007 to determine alcohol and drug use b...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...ren in the program also had lower rates of felony arrests
with 16.5 percent compared with 21.1 percent and l...ed more years of education and have lower rates of arrests
for violent offenses (13.9 percent vs. 17.9 percent), and were less likely to receive disability ass...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...ed more years of education and have lower rates of arrests
for violent offenses (13.9 percent vs. 17.9 percent), and were less likely to receive disability assistance (4.4 percent vs. 7 percent). The fact that positive results of the program extend beyond educational achievements is not surprising given th...