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Cardiac Arrest: Mayo Clinic Radio

Every day more than a thousand people in the United States experience sudden cardiac arrest and it kills several hundred thousand people every year. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Roger White, M.D., joins us to discuss what happens to your heart during cardiac arrest.  What should you do to help until [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Every day more than a thousand people in the United States experience sudden cardiac arrest and it kills several hundred thousand people every year. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Saturday, June 14, at 9 am CT, Roger White, M.D., will join us to discuss what happens to your heart during cardiac arrest. [...]

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Mayo Clinic Radio: Cardiac Arrest

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 6-14-2014 44 min mp3 Every day more than a thousand people in the United States experience sudden cardiac arrest and it kills several hundred thousand people every year. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Saturday, June 14, at 9 am [...]

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Body Cooling Cuts In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patient Deaths Nearly 12 Percent, Mayo Clinic Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Forced body cooling known as therapeutic hypothermia has reduced in-hospital deaths among sudden cardiac arrest patients nearly 12 percent between 2001 and 2009, according to a Mayo Clinic study being presented at the upcoming American Academy of Neurology 2012 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The research is [...]

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Caring for Your Holiday Heart (pkg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq36zZaugBk Cookies, candy, eggnog ... these are some the favorite goodies we can’t seem to resist at holiday gatherings. But for patients with an underlying heart condition, a few days of eating the wrong foods can cause some serious problems. Mayo Clinic physicians say it's actually common for hospital admissions to increase during the holidays, especially for [...]

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Emergency Hypothermia

Hypothermia can happen quickly in very cold weather or in cold water.  And it is often life threatening.  But at Mayo Clinic, emergency department doctors are using it to help keep people alive. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vc86u0IsOwc

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Cardiac Resuscitation and Cognitive Function

Fans of television medical dramas like ER have watched this scene over and over: a person in cardiac arrest is resuscitated with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and wakes up good to go. No lasting damage, besides a big scare. But physicians at Mayo Clinic wanted to know if these survivors were [...]

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Testing Heart Patients' Genes for Best Drug Choice

Mayo Clinic Studying Genomics of Antiplatelet Heart Medication http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DheqVPuMro0 Each year in the United States, 600,000 to 800,000 heart stents are placed to restore blood flow through coronary arteries. Patients are then given medication to keep blood clots from forming near the surgical site. Such clots can be deadly, causing heart attack and stroke. [...]

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