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1871 - Resuscitating a Dead Man

September 1, 1871

Cuba, NY – Strange scenes sometimes occur in hospitals, but the crowning accomplishment really took place yesterday at the Park Hospital. A laborer was brought in suffering from delirium tremens, and in a few moments after his arrival, died. 109 more words


Why Should You Be CPR Certified?

By Shannon Randol, intern contributor, American Red Cross

Pop quiz – What does CPR stand for?

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Did you know the answer?

How many lives could potentially be saved a year if every American took a CPR class? 256 more words

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Study Shows CPR Survival Rates Much Lower Than Seen on TV

We’ve all seen the medical dramas where the cute young interns rush into a patient’s room and use CPR to start a stopped heart. A few brisk pumps and the patient gasps, coughs, wakes up and is back to normal. 131 more words