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Living with Heart Failure

While heart failure is a serious condition, it’s still possible to live a full and active life with the right medical treatment and lifestyle, and Heart Failure Awareness Week serves as a time to promote heart failure awareness, education and prevention.

2019 Get with the guidelines - resuscitation

UTMB recognized by the American Heart Association for patient care excellence

For the fifth year in a row, the University of Texas Medical Branch has been recognized with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award. This award signifies that UTMB has reached an aggressive goal in using guidelines-based care to improve outcome for patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital. Guidelines include following protocols for patient safety, medical emergency team response, effective and timely resuscitation (CPR) and post-resuscitation care.

  • Learn Hands-Only CPR

    What is Hands Only CPR?

    When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby.

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