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Saving Lives: The Critical Role of Bystander CPR

February 20, 2024

Bystander CPR occurs anytime CPR is initially performed by a non-medical rescuer. Critical for survival, bystander CPR initiation delays of even a few minutes while awaiting advanced resuscitation from emergency responders significantly reduces a person’s chance for survival.

Countywide Initiative to Train 1 Million San Diegans in Hands-Only CPR

February 26, 2024

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science and County of San Diego Emergency Medical Services launch Revive & Survive San Diego, a new initiative created to save lives by training 1 million San Diegans in hands-only CPR.

Don’t Know CPR? There’s an App for That, Thanks to UC San Diego Health Doctor

February 6, 2023

A free Rescue Me CPR! app was created by UC San Diego Health’s Mark Greenberg, MD, as a tool to help combat the surge of opioid overdoses. The app uses videos and simple instructions to walk anyone through all the necessary steps to perform basic life support in real time.

Will Anti-Arrhythmic Drug Beat Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

February 14, 2012

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States. This form of heart attack kills 325,000 people every year, representing one death every two minutes. Almost all SCA victims die before they even reach a hospital.

Marine Plankton Tell the Long Story of Ocean Health, and Maybe Human Too

January 6, 2023

UC San Diego researchers suggest that rising levels of manmade chemicals, accumulating in marine plankton, might be used to monitor the impact of human activity on ecosystem health and perhaps study links between ocean pollution and land-based rates of childhood and adult chronic illnesses.

UC San Diego Celebrates Fast-Acting Heroes

January 17, 2023

Lives were saved on campus, thanks to fast-acting heroes who were recognized and celebrated.

Safety First: Community Service Officers Expand Role on Campus

November 10, 2016

…CSOs are trained in CPR/First Aid – and even providing fire watch services in cases where buildings have experienced trouble with fire alarms or with new construction in which alarms haven’t been installed yet. “We’ve used the CSOs for security patrols and fire watch on our buildings,” said Steve Horner,…

Willing Yourself Well

February 17, 2022

…stopped three times. “The CPR went on for so long, I didn’t know if she would make it out of the catheterization lab,” said Lori Daniels, MD, professor and medical director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at UC San Diego Health. “And if she did, I didn’t know how…

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