Americans unprepared for workplace cardiac emergencies

[From the American Heart Association News] Most U.S. employees are not prepared for cardiac emergencies at work, according to new surveys of employees and workplace safety managers. There are about 10,000 cardiac arrests in the workplace each year in the United States, according to a report from the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Workplaces

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CPR Chain of Survival

New CPR Guidelines Address Recovery Needs of Cardiac Arrest Survivors

The American Heart Association is adding a new link to the CPR “Chain of Survival” that addresses cardiac arrest survivors’ ongoing needs. The new recovery link in the Chain of Survival highlights the need for treatment, surveillance, and rehabilitation of cardiac arrest survivors and their caregivers. Recommendations important to this concept include structured assessment for

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