Millions of Americans suffer from arrhythmia, a condition caused when the heart fails to contract – or beat – at the correct timing. Now, experts… Read more
Category: heart attack
In emergency situations, every second counts. When patients experience medical emergencies at UPMC facilities, UPMC police officers are sometimes first to respond. They routinely demonstrate… Read more
Heart failure can occur later in life because the adult heart cannot repair itself after multiple injuries. A new study from the laboratory of Bernhard… Read more
In an emergency, minutes matter. From calling 911, to knowing how to perform chest compressions or how to use a tourniquet, to clearing a path… Read more
There are several steps individuals should take if a family member, coworker or they themselves experience a possible cardiac emergency.