Cardiac arrest

7:57 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Citywide CPR Effort Aims To Lower Cardiac Arrest Deaths

In the lobby of city hall, Kevin Fogarty (r), a paramedic with KCK's fire department, trains Tania Taylor (l), Clyde Welsh and Terri Rankin (r), from the city's water pollution department, in CPR.
Credit Elana Gordon / KCUR

If a person suddenly collapses, CPR could mean the difference between life and death. That’s the message coming from city and hospital leaders in Kansas City, Kan., who want to train a lot more residents in the lifesaving technique.

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Mon December 10, 2012

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CPR training

We've all heard the CPR checklist: Check the airway, start chest compressions, tilt the head back, and breathe.

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9:35 pm
Sat July 14, 2012

Report: More Kansas Citians Surviving Cardiac Arrest

Cardic arrest survival rates in Kansas City are at an all-time high, according to KCFD's latest report.
Dr. Joseph Salomone KCFD

People in Kansas City, Mo. are more likely to survive cardiac arrest and have better long-term outcomes compared to many other cities. That’s according to new data from the Kansas City Missouri Fire Department.

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