Two young men walked the world, until both collapsed from undiagnosed heart conditions.
One was saved. One didn’t make it.
Jeremy Beck, 18, loves life – and lives to run.
Bob Roy got past the heartbreak of losing his 14-year-old son Travis and now works to save others by getting as many defibrillators into the world as he can.
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Lake Air Companies employees Brian Robbins and Josh Olson practiced chest compressions and the use of an AED during a June 5 training session held at Coon Rapids Ice Arena and led by Coon Rapids Police Officer Bryan Platz as part of his Heart Safe Anoka County initiative. File photo by Sue Austreng....read more
Updated guidelines have been released that reflect new global resuscitation science and treatment recommendations derived from the 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) Conference.
The guidelines include changes to the way CPR is administered in addition to other changes to emergency care. Consequently the American Heart Association’s has reprinted the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
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