Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Wednesday, February 26, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 34° Partly Cloudy


Everything tagged

Sort by:

Stories tagged: cpr

WSU Medical School offers students enhanced CPR training

Students at the WSU College of Medicine are taking ongoing, enhanced CPR training starting in their third year, with a new program which can provide instantaneous feedback.

How this rapper saved a life, and you can too

Rap artist Buggin Malone had just taken the stage at a concert in Wapato last month when he heard a crash in the darkness between performances. A man in the …

Sorry to tell you, but that viral CPR dog actually has no idea what he is doing

Yes, it’s unmistakably adorable – a pup attempting to perform techniques used in CPR, pouncing on a fallen police officer’s chest.

UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018

Rick Santorum: Students should learn CPR, not seek gun laws

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum said Sunday that students who have rallied for gun control should instead learn CPR or find their own way to prevent a school shooting.

Study suggests women less likely to get CPR from bystanders

Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch a woman’s chest …

UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017

Spokane nurse saves woman from drowning in Maui

A woman’s vacation turned out to be less relaxing than expected, when the Spokane nurse saved a woman from drowning in Maui.

A miracle save by a homeless man gives him a new beginning

James Pocock was living a quiet, under-the-radar life in the Vermont woods when he suddenly was showered with attention and called a hero, responsible for possibly saving another man’s life.

This is why doctors hate to stop CPR even when they know it’s time

According to the American Heart Association, more than 550,000 people go into cardiac arrest each year, and fewer than 20 percent survive. The likelihood of surviving is nearly twice as …

Spokane deputy helps save man’s life while on vacation in Hawaii

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Darin Powers helped save a man’s life while on vacation in Hawaii on Easter.

‘Pit crew’ method improves cardiac survival rate

The Spokane Valley Fire Department and the Spokane Fire Department have been working together for more than two years when responding to emergencies near their borders. The rule is simple: …

Deputy who aided newborn receives Lifesaver Award

The newborn girl on the bathroom floor was purple and not breathing. Spokane County sheriff’s Deputy Randy Watts saw the medical call pop up on his patrol car’s computer screen …

Doug Clark: Right time, right place, right man for the job

A million-plus Americans have heart attacks each year. Bob Rowles joined these sobering numbers on a hard court about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 14.

Spokane County deputy saves newborn’s life

A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy saved a newborn’s life Friday by clearing her airway and performing CPR until paramedics arrived on the scene.

15-year-old put just-learned CPR skills to the test on grandfather

On a Thursday at Riverside High School, Shelby Morgan learned CPR. That Friday, she learned how to use an automated external defibrillator, which can deliver a lifesaving shock to the …

App enlists volunteers to answer cardiac calls

Ordinary citizens will soon be called upon to help save lives as the Spokane and Spokane Valley fire departments launch a new smartphone app to alert those with CPR training …

Doctor’s action saves her husband’s life

As he tells it, the story of Tim Savatieff’s survival starts on New Year’s Day in 2010, when he, his wife and a friend, on a 10-mile hike in the …

Emphasis on lifesaving techniques helps more people

The sound was tiny and muffled as it came through a vent in JJ Dunn’s bedroom and he teetered on the edge of sleep. He was dog tired, only awake …

Keeping the beat

Learning CPR isn’t what it used to be. For one thing, “hands-only” CPR requires fewer steps – no pulse check or mouth-to-mouth required – which safety officials hope will lead …

Hands-only CPR saving more lives, studies find

ATLANTA – More bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions – especially if they can just press on the chest and …

Girl dies after Thursday crash in north Spokane County

A 9-year-old girl injured in a collision Thursday evening in north Spokane County has died, according to the Sheriff’s Office.