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HeartRescue Project - News and Publications

In the News


Saving Lives in Pennsylvania: HeartRescue Project partners with state for innovative approach to improving SCA survival rates 
EMS State of the Science 2012 Issue

York Dispatch

CPR Demo Aims to Keep People Stayin' Alive 
January 2013

The Morning Call

Groups Want to Get 250,000 Pennsylvanians Trained in CPR 
January 2013


State Launches Hands-Only CPR Campaign 
January 2013

Selected Publications

Chest Compression Alone Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Is Associated With Better Long-Term Survival Compared with Standard Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ; Florence Dumas, Thomas D. Rea, Carol Fahrenbruch, Marten Rosenqvist, Jonas Faxen, Leif Svennson, Mickey S. Eisenberg and Katarina Boym; Circulation Journal of the American Heart Association, December 10, 2012

Automated External Defibrillator Availability and CPR Training Among State Police Agencies in the United States , Lior M. Hirsch, BS; Sarah K. Wallace, AB; Marion Leary, BSN, RN; Kathryn D. Tucker, BA; Lance B. Becker, MD; Benjamin S. Abella, MD, MPhil; Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 60, No I: July 2012

Implementation Strategies for Improving Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in the United States: Consensus Recommendations From the 2009 American Heart Association Cardiac Arrest Survival Summit Robert W. Neumar; Janice M. Barnhart; Robert A. Berg; Paul S. Chan; Romergryko, G. Geocadin; Russell V. Luepker; L. Kristin Newby; Michael R. Sayre; Graham Nichol; Circulation Journal of the American Heart Association, May 16, 2011

Small Area Variations in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Does the Neighborhood Matter? Comilla Sasson, MD, MS; Carla C. Keirns, MD, PhD, MS; Dylan Smith, PhD; Michael Sayre, MD; Michelle Macy, MD, MS; William Meurer, MD; Bryan F. McNally, MD, MPH; Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH; and Theodore J. Iwashyna, MD, PhD,for the CARES (Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival) Study Group; Annals of Internal Medicine Volume 153 ยท Number 1, July 2010

Emergency Medical Service Dispatch Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Prearrival Instructions to Improve Survival From Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association ; E. Brooke Lerner, PhD, Chair; Thomas D. Rea, MD, MPH; Bentley J. Bobrow, MD; Joe E. Acker III, EMT-P, MPH; Robert A. Berg, MD, FAHA; Steven C. Brooks, MD, MHSc, FRCPC; David C. Cone, MD; Marc Gay, BA, EMT-P; Lana M. Gent, PhD; Greg Mears, MD, FACEP; Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD, FAHA; Robert E. O'Connor, MD, MPH, FAHA; Jerald Potts, PhD; Michael R. Sayre, MD, FAHA; Robert A. Swor, DO; Andrew H. Travers, MD, MSc, FRCPC Circulation Journal of the American Heart Association, January 31, 2012