New AHA emergency guidelines address cardiac arrest recovery, rehab for first time
Oct 22, 2020
The authors have added recommendations on post-hospital discharge recovery and rehabilitation with the goal of improving resuscitation outcomes.
Blanket ‘no-CPR’ policy can result in citation, CMS rules
James M. Berklan
Dec 01, 2013
Federal regulators have come out strongly against facility-wide policies that prohibit cardiopulmonary resuscitation for residents in distress.
CMS: Nursing homes may not establish blanket no-CPR policies
Oct 28, 2013
Nursing homes will face survey citations for facility-wide policies that prohibit cardiopulmonary resuscitation for residents, according to a recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services memorandum.
Video shows resident left to ‘smolder’ after catching fire, family charges facility for poor...
Oct 02, 2013
A Chicago nursing and rehabilitation center did not respond adequately when a resident caught on fire while smoking, leading to his death, the man’s family has charged.
CPR guidelines should change for rural areas, researcher says
May 06, 2013
Hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation is recommended by the American Heart Association, but it may not be the best way to save lives if more sophisticated medical care is slow in coming, according to...