Man who had massive cardiac arrest saved after work colleague jump-started his heart by FALLING on him

Man who had massive cardiac arrest saved by 15st work colleague who jump-started his heart by FALLING on him Engineer Kevin, keeled over after suffering a massive heart attack Colleague Martin fell heavily on to Kevin's chest after trying to stop him sliding off his chairParamedics said this vital punch re-started Kevin's heart.

Treat patients as people not conditions: Doctors and nurses ORDERED to carry out bedside visits

'Treat patients as people not conditions': Doctors and nurses ORDERED to carry out bedside visits Concerns that traditional practice of chatting to patients at their bedsides every morning has become 'eroded'Terminally ill patients sometimes not asked for their views on resuscitation leading to futile treatment Consultants told to team up with one nurse on the ward for daily rounds | UPDATED: 10:50 GMT, 4 October 2012 Doctors and nurses have been ordered to spend at least five minutes talking to each of their patients every day.

Do not rescuscitate orders "ignored" as doctors try to revive patients suffering cardiac arrest

Do not resuscitate orders 'ignored' as doctors try to revive patients suffering cardiac arrestOne in 52 who wanted to be allowed to die had their wishes ignoredA third of cardiac arrests could have been prevented Terminally ill patients resuscitated even though it was not in their best interestsAlmost half of patient assessments when they reached hospital were not good enough | UPDATED: 07:39 GMT, 1 June 2012 Doctors are ignoring ‘do not resuscitate’ orders and attempting to revive hospital patients suffering a cardiac arrest.