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"Study Finds Women Are Less Likely To Get CPR From Bystanders" #CPR #Emergency

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Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think the reluctance to touch a woman’s chest might be one reason. 581 more words


Week 10 CPR: Equilibrium?

In Weeks 1 and 2, our crowd was pretty small, with only 4 predictors predicting most of the games. Week 5 was the first week in which we had at least 10 predictors, and we have had a pretty consistently sized audience after that point. 614 more words


Burlington police officer honored for saving man's life

Reynolds Biggs doesn’t remember much after going out to eat with his wife Anne on Aug. 19.

“When I woke up, I was in Morehead Hospital,” the 90-year-old said. 276 more words


Nightingale Tales

My new project involves interviewing my classmates from nursing school. We “older nurses” are dying off. Who will be around to tell our stories?

As I gear up to start this project, I’m educating myself in the art of interviewing. 474 more words

Nursing Stories

The Little Things Count!

Last Friday our team gathered for our usual inservice and professional development. This week it was “that time of year” where we completed our mandatory CPR training. 305 more words


Boy, 17, found unresponsive at Saskatoon hotel pool passes away

A teen found unresponsive in the pool area of a Saskatoon hotel has died.

Emergency crews were called to the Sheraton Cavalier hotel just after 9 p.m. 44 more words