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Officers Hailed As Heroes, "Angels" After Saving Man's Life

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two local police officers and an EMT are being hailed as heroes after saving the life of a man who collapsed in South Park. 283 more words

News

In Hospital

I heard a schizophrenic
Patient say inner beauty
Is better than putting on
A plastered face

That a little electricity
In the right place
Can make a difference… 65 more words

Poetry

To Restart A Heart

I stroll through the health centre and clock a lifesaver casually masquerading as wall art. Perched on top of sanitizer, he is the most qualified in this building to restart a heart should the need arise. 8 more words

The 'Heart-Friendly Town' and the Scourge of the Defibrillator

A community defibrillator? Surely that’s a no-brainer?

It’s an emotive issue and the received response is ‘Of course I’d want to see one in my high street or whatever’. 1.032 more words

Nursing

Reason #86 Why I Love My Wife: She Won’t Leave Home without Her Defibrillator

A defibrillator is a device used to help jumpstart a heart that has gone into fibrillation. It’s a life-saving tool I have fortunately never needed to use on anyone. 164 more words

Reasons

Medische hulpmiddelen en Richtlijn 85/374

Op 5 maart 2015 wees het Europese Hof van Justitie arrest in twee prejudiciële procedures over de uitleg van de Richtlijn Productaansprakelijkheid (Richtlijn 85/374/EG). Het gaat om… 1.405 more words

Consumentenrecht

Bionic Woman

On Friday I will become the bionic woman. Well, a bionic woman. A bionic person. I’m getting an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD). Over 3000 implantation procedures are performed in Australia each year, mainly in men aged over 70, so being a female under 40 it is slightly unusual. 743 more words