State-of-the-Art Cardiac Resuscitation Symposium

The Texas-Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (TX-CARES) and Penn Medicine TTM Academy present: State-of-the-Art Cardiac Resuscitation: From BLS to ECMO to Post-Arrest Care   Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a major public health problem that...

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CARES Data Summary Report 2021

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a leading cause of death from which we can save many lives with simple, life-saving therapies like bystander CPR and AED use. The first step is accurately tracking the incidence of OHCA and outcomes in communities, which is...

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Survivor Story: Gene Velasquez

    Gene Velasquez, 55, collapsed while running at Memorial Park in June of last year when he suffered a heart attack and was in cardiac arrest. Mr. Velasquez spent the following five days in a coma. A good Samaritan gave him CPR and put him in an ambulance,...

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CARES Data Summary Report Infographic

The following infographic, developed in collaboration with the National Two-Step CPR, provides a visual overview of key demographics and survival characteristics in 2020 from the annual CARES Data Summary Report.    

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Husband Saves Wife Through Life-Saving CPR

An incredible cardiac arrest survivor story of a how a typical morning for Dalyce Bradshaw avoided tragedy thanks to her coworker and her husband providing life-saving CPR. Dr. Bentley Bobrow sits down with KPRC 2 News and ABC13 to discuss the impact bystander CPR has...

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Dr. Mejia wins TCEP Virtual Research Forum Resident Award

Congratulations to Dr. Eddie Mejia who worked alongside a team of TX-CARES researchers sharing his presentation on "Community Disparities in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Care and Outcomes in Texas". The presentation took the top prize among the resident entries,...

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Saving a Life with the Bee Gees

Saving a Life with the Bee Gees

An amazing cardiac arrest survivor story in the Houston Chronicle featuring Dr. Bentley Bobrow and life-saving TX-CARES: Cardiac arrest is not uncommon, according to Dr. Ben Bobrow, professor and chair of emergency medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and...

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