CPR and Coronavirus

CPR and Coronavirus

Don’t hesitate with CPR because of COVID-19. A new study in Circulation last month, reviewed the rates of COVID-19 infections in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and the implications for bystander CPR. In an article published in the Washington Post, experts urged...
Dr. Bhandari on Univision

Dr. Bhandari on Univision

¿Cómo brindar primeros auxilios cuando una persona entra en paro cardiaco? Dr. Salil Bhandari from the McGovern Medical School Department of Emergency Medicine talks about CPR on Univision Houston. Watch the Video.
GETAC Support for TX-CARES

GETAC Support for TX-CARES

The Governor’s Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Advisory Council released a position statement in support of Texas-CARES. Background Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a leading cause of death in Texas with an estimated incidence of 60 people affected each...

Survivor Story: Jerry Rasmussen

Jerry Rasmussen was running in his fifth marathon when his heart suddenly failed. Swift action by bystanders, first responders and a bike team carrying a defibrillator saved his life. It was the 2010 Chevron Houston Marathon. Rasmussen, then 46, had been named Bay...