Cardiac Arrest

A defibrillator used to treat cardiac arrest.

Doctor Maps AED Locations

Dr. David Beiser and students from U of C’s Lab School set out to map AED locations in Hyde Park.

11/29/2012

Dawn Bausone-Gazda (right), a nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, performed CPR on Gerald "Jack" Boekeloo last November, saving his life after he suffered a heart attack outside a White Castle restaurant. (Credit: CBS)

Man Meets Nurse Who Saved His Life After Heart Attack

An Oak Lawn man who survived a massive heart attack has finally met the nurse who performed life-saving CPR while on her lunch hour last fall.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Dog Prints

New Guidelines Released For CPR On Pets

While dogs and cats do not suffer heart attacks the way people do, researchers have come up with a set of recommendations on how to revive loved pets if their heart stops.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Bicycles (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Bystander Saves Life Of Man Suffering Cardiac Arrest During Bike The Drive

A 72-year-old bicyclist was revived by paramedics and a bystander who happened to be a doctor after he collapsed and suffered a cardiac arrest during the Bike the Drive Sunday morning.

05/29/2011