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Accessible defibrillators in schools could treat two thirds of out of hospital cardiac arrests

A study from the University of Warwick has found that school-based defibrillators (AEDs) that are accessible outside of school hours could be effective in treating over two thirds of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests (OHCAs) within five minutes.

Thu 28 Jul 2022, 14:03 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

Robot hip surgeons: new trial to test performance against humans

Recruitment begins for new study jointly run by University of Warwick, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (ROH) in Birmingham


Research shows psychological impact of pandemic on UK nursing and midwifery workforce

Extremely concerning levels of psychological distress are reported in results from a longitudinal study of the UK nursing and midwifery workforce during COVID-19 led by the University of Warwick. The findings could help how staff are supported in healthcare services now and in future.


Arm and shoulder disability and pain after breast cancer surgery reduced by exercise

The debilitating arm and shoulder disability and pain that some women who have had breast cancer surgery experience as a side effect of their surgery can be reduced by following a physiotherapy-led exercise programme after their operation, a new study has found.

Thu 11 Nov 2021, 10:19 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

More deprived areas of England less likely to have a publicly available defibrillator

Public access defibrillators are disproportionately lacking in the most deprived areas of England, which are among the communities at the greatest risk of cardiac arrest, according to new analysis led by the University of Warwick.

Mon 08 Nov 2021, 10:25 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Trials Unit

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