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CPR in the News

Medical Device Manufacturer Acquired, Aligns for Growth Under New Leadership

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – Michigan Instruments, a leading innovator in the emergency medical and respiratory care industries, announces that the assets of Michigan Instruments were recently acquired by individual investor, Chris Blanker. He has assumed the role of President and...
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Medical Device Manufacturer Names New President

Michigan Instruments Announces Matt Maatman as Company President A new President has been named at Michigan Instruments. Matt Maatman was announced as the new President after Jim Maatman retired at the start of the new year. Angie Kulesza was also appointed Vice President of...
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A Hands-Free Mechanical CPR Solution for Hospital Settings

CPR training is fundamental within the healthcare setting and normally a 2-person at a time process with others ready to take their turns. One person begins the chest compression technique, while the other begins administering oxygen ventilation. While this serves as an effective...
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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 and how they can increase a patient’s chance of survival. Better Cerebral...
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Mechanical CPR Device, Life-Stat, Meets New AHA CPR Guidelines

These Mechanical CPR Devices Offer 120 Compressions per Minute, Ideal for Hospital Settings 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...
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The History of Mechanical CPR Machines

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 machine allows medical professionals to concentrate on other life-saving...
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Thumper CPR and Mobile Medical Response

Michigan Instruments is proud to announce that MMR (Mobile Medical Response), an EMS provider in Saginaw, MI, recently began using our Thumper® Model 1007 CC mechanical CPR device. Our Thumper CPR devices offer full compression capabilities and have been used effectively on...
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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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New Mechanical CPR Devices at ACEP 2014 Conference on Display

Michigan Instruments recently attended the ACEP conference in Chicago! Our team met many emergency room physicians and directors, introducing them to our new mechanical CPR devices, such as the Thumper and Life-Stat machines. These CPR machines are designed to provide constant,...
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Study: Feasibility of Cerebral Oximetry During In-Hospital CPR

Below is a summary of Cerebral Oximetry During In-Hospital CPR written by 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. Click here for a link to the article. Objective: A major hurdle...
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