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Rescue During Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Myth of Tongue-Swallowing

Rescue During Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Myth of Tongue-Swallowing

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension | 1 comment

A-B-C – the beginning of the alphabet, a song by the Jackson 5 or the acronym that anyone who took CPR (coronary pulmonary resuscitation) before 2010 learned means Airway, Breathing, Chest Compression. I just learned that this CPR acronym is out-of-date.  Before 2010 I learned Airways – Tilt the victim’s head and lift his chin to open the...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Atrial Fibrillation & Why You Should Care

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Atrial Fibrillation & Why You Should Care

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

I linger on the flathouse roof, the moonlight is divine. But my heart is all aflutter like the washing on the line.~Nathalia Crane What happens when your heart actually is “aflutter”?  FYI:  You need to see a doctor. 1) What is Atrial Fibrillation? A heart that is aflutter may be in Atrial Fibrillation. The word atrial refers to the atria, the...

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Attention: Go With Your Heart | Medivizor

Attention:  Go With Your Heart | Medivizor

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension, Stroke | 0 comments

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” ~Helen Keller Heart and Soul Perhaps the idea that the soul resides in the heart comes from its constancy.  Our hearts start to beat in the womb at around 6 weeks.   Usually parents-to-be can hear it at their 3 month prenatal...

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