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Improving survival of patients who experience a cardiac arrest in communities across the state of Texas
The Chain of Survival
For Healthcare Providers
CPR & Defibrillation
Hospital Acute Care
Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the United States, killing about 350,000 people annually. More people die from it than from breast, lung, colon, and prostate cancer combined. About 90 percent of those who experience sudden cardiac arrest die, a...
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,...
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.
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...
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,...