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Vol. 3, No. 14
Friday, April 9, 1999


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Ramsey receives 1999 Hubbard Award

The National Board of Medical Examiners has presented Paul G. Ramsey, vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, with the 1999 Hubbard Award. Ramsey received the award March 26 at the annual meeting of the National Board.
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Study shows CPR before defibrillation improves survival rate

Performing 90 seconds of CPR on cardiac arrest victims before shocking their hearts with automatic external defibrillators improves their chances of survival, according to a study published in the April 7 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
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CPR on the Web
An animated Web site that teaches the basics of CPR and other life-saving skills has been created by UW emergency physician Mickey Eisenberg and his son David Eisenberg.

For more than 25 years, Mickey Eisenberg has been an international leader in encouraging everyone to obtain CPR training. The instructional site receives more than 1,000 hits a day and was favorably reviewed by Net News Today.


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