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CPR in the News

The History of Mechanical CPR

Technology That Saves Lives Fifty years ago, no one had heard of mechanical CPR, a device that has since saved thousands of lives. By providing hands-free external chest compressions, a mechanical CPR device allows medical professionals to concentrate on other life-saving...
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Thumper CPR and Mobile Medical Response

MMR (Mobile Medical Response), an EMS provider in Saginaw, MI recently began using our Thumper® Model 1007 CC mechanical CPR device.   Our CC Thumpers offer full compression capabilities and have been used effectively on patients exceeding 400 pounds. Compressions delivered by...
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War Memorial Hospital Uses Grant to Purchase 50 New Life-Stat® Mechanical CPR Devices

Grand Rapids, MI—February 5, 2015—Michigan Instruments, Inc. (MII) announces that it has 50 new Life-Stat® Mechanical CPR machines being used throughout Northern Michigan. Mechanical CPR offers life-saving advantages over manual CPR, allowing rescuers to focus on other patient...
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Mechanical CPR Devices Displayed at ACEP 2014 Conference

We recently attended the ACEP conference in Chicago! Our team met a lot of emergency room physicians and directors, introducing them to our mechanical CPR devices, the Thumper and Life-Stat. These CPR machines are designed to provide constant, hands-free external chest...
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Study: Feasibility of Cerebral Oximetry During In-Hospital CPR

Parnia, Sam MD, PhD; Nasir, Asad, MD; Ahn, Anna MD; Malik, Hanan MD; Yang, Jie PhD; Zhu, Jiawen MS; Dorazi, Francis DO; Richman, Paul MD Objective: A major hurdle limiting the ability to improve the quality of resuscitation has been the lack of a noninvasive real-time detection...
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Life-Stat® Saves the Life of a Woman Clinically Dead for 45 Minutes

Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in America, but it is an event that is survivable.  Last week I had the pleasure of going down to Greensboro North Carolina to talk with Julia Sims and her family about her true, complete recovery. Julia Sims has experienced a perfect...
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Life-Stat Compliance to 2010 AHA CPR

  Life-Stat® Mechanical CPR Meets 2010 AHA CPR Guidelines! Life-Stat® offers uninterrupted hands-free 2010 AHA compliant CPR with coordinated ATV oxygen ventilation. It provides the AHA required “at least 2 inches (5cm)” full recoil compression up to 3.2 inches (8cm) for...
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