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: Kristen Walenga

“I went into sudden cardiac arrest on the morning of Saturday, August 24, 2019. My husband was at work and I was home with my four children, Nate (9), Sam (11), Rose(14), and Eddie (15). I was in the kitchen making breakfast for my kids before our day of youth...

Post-Cardiac Arrest Care Academy January 15, 2020

Texas-CARES in partnership with Penn Medicine’s TTM Academy present:  “Optimizing Cardiac Arrest Survival with State-of-the-Art Post-Arrest Care”. When: January 15th, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Where: MD Anderson Simulation Center, Houston, TX What: Didactic and Hands-On...