Stories tagged: cpr
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
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.
Wed., July 11, 2018
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 …
Tue., June 26, 2018
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
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.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
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
A woman’s vacation turned out to be less relaxing than expected, when the Spokane nurse saved a woman from drowning in Maui.
Wed., June 7, 2017
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.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017
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 …
Thu., April 7, 2016
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Darin Powers helped save a man’s life while on vacation in Hawaii on Easter.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016
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: …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
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 …
Sun., Nov. 23, 2014
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.
Fri., July 18, 2014
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.
Tue., March 25, 2014
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 …
Fri., Feb. 14, 2014
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 …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2013
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 …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2013
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 …
Tue., July 3, 2012
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 …
Thu., July 29, 2010
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 …
Tue., June 15, 2010
A 9-year-old girl injured in a collision Thursday evening in north Spokane County has died, according to the Sheriff’s Office.