In November 2017, Apple launched a Heart Study using the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor to collect data on irregular heart rhythms and notify users who may be experiencing atrial fibrillation “Every week we receive incredible customer letters about how Apple Watch has affected their lives, including learning that they have AFib. These stories inspire us and we’re determined to do more to help people … Continue reading Apple Watch Heart Study
The first minutes after an accident are critical and essential to provide the right care to prevent escalation. Speeding up emergency response can prevent deaths and accelerate recovery dramatically. This is notably true for heart failure, drowning, traumas and respiratory issues. Lifesaving technologies such as an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), medication, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) aids can be designed compact enough to be carried by a … Continue reading Ambulance Drone
When you have a serious health condition, it’s key to have your medication with you along with an easy way to alert your loved ones if you’re having a medical emergency. Health company Aterica developed a smart EpiPen case called the Veta that not only reminds you to take your medication with you every day, but also alerts your loved ones when it has been removed … Continue reading There’s an App for That
1740 The Paris Academy of Sciences officially recommended mouth-to-mouth resuscitation for drowning victims. 1767 The Society for the Recovery of Drowned Persons became the first organized effort to deal with sudden and unexpected death. 1891 Dr. Friedrich Maass performed the first equivocally documented chest compression in humans. Did you know that CPR started back in the 1700’s? Check out the History of CPR by the American … Continue reading History of CPR
American Heart Association (AHA) is now accepting grant applications specifically for cardiac arrest and resuscitation with deadlines starting July 26, 2016 and running through August 16, 2016. This is a tremendous opportunity to advance research in cardiac arrest and resuscitation. Grants range in amounts from $51,000 to $231,000 and will be awarded in two major science classifications: Basic Science Clinical Science and Population/Health Services The … Continue reading AHA Grant Opportunities
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If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, call 9-1-1 and push hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of the classic disco song “Stayin’ Alive.” CPR can more than double a person’s chances of survival, and “Stayin’ Alive” has the right beat for Hands–Only CPR. Continue reading Hands Only CPR