When you think of CPR, you probably think of a doctor or paramedic doing chest compressions on an unconscious person. But you may wonder how CPR actually works as a life saving procedure. What is CPR, and what does CPR do?
CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It is an emergency procedure for … read more
The Framingham Risk Calculator is an important cardiac tool, used to determine the risk of developing heart disease.
Framingham Risk Score
The Framingham Risk Score is used to determine the 10-year risk for developing cardiovascular disease. The formula is based on the Framingham Heart Study. The formula uses age, gender, total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and blood … read more