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CPR in the News

Top 5 Reasons to Use Mechanical CPR Devices

There is no question that CPR can be beneficial to your patient to continue compressions and blood flow through the body. Here we take a look at 5 uses for mechanical CPR devices specifically. Better Cerebral Perfusion. Per the AHA guidelines, consistent compressions are more...
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Mechanical CPR Device, Life-Stat, Meets New AHA CPR Guidelines

These devices offer 120 Compressions per Minute, Ideal for Hospital setting In October of 2015, the American Heart Association announced new guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR.) They stated that quick action and more teamwork is key to saving more lives. We agree....
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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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