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
¿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.
From Friday February 8 to Sunday February 16, medical students will join forces with national non-profits HealthCorps and First Impact for the 5th Annual National Two Step CPR: Save a Life Campaign. Free hands-only CPR training will be offered over two weekends at...
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...
“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 football began. Sam and Nate were outside playing, Rose was upstairs with her AirPods in her ears and could not hear much of anything going on in the house. Eddie was just waking up in our basement where he slept the night before having fallen asleep after playing online video games.”
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...
A few short years ago, Scott Corron suffered sudden cardiac arrest at a spin studio. His 12-year-old daughter was there. She was doing homework in the lobby. She was naturally frightened – she had no idea what was happening. “There was my dad on the floor,” she said....