Here is the substantiation provided to the code examining committees.
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“Matt Zavadsky dared to ask a provocative question in his presentation at the American Ambulance Association conference this past November, “Do Ambulance Response Times Really Matter?”
Naloxone is a benign drug that CPR volunteers could use to rescue overdose victims, who now outnumber auto fatalities.
The continuing study of adjunct treatments for SCA; see also CPAP and the recent doubts about epinephrine
Very Short Tech BIO Dwight Gilbert Jones Public Safety Consultant Disclosure – Jones is CEO of Elevaed Medical Inc., a Northwest life safety company. Relevant factoids Computer assembly 1987-1993 Cardz Computers (Owner, Vancouver) The largest regional computer retailer in this period, Cardz introduced 386 and 486 motherboards to western Canada. Cardz BBS was the West’s
Safety agencies need to address the fact that thousands of people are dying needlessly in high rise and office buildings each year, because EMS simply can’t get to them in time. Arrest victims and rescuers have no access to the only device that can save them – an AED.
If a pulse is not restored before EMS transport, additional efforts at the receiving hospital almost invariably fail.
From 50% 50 years ago, actual fire calls are now just 1% of fire department responses, who are now “there to stop the clock”.
Given our overweight and aging boomer generation, expect life safety to emerge as a welcome and affordable concept.
Application of an AED in communities is associated with nearly a doubling of survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Please click on the title or (http://depts.washington.edu/learnaed/)
The Tandem AED/EMS strategy has an in-house AED delivering its lifesaving treatment well within four minutes. EMS then arrives some minutes later to consolidate the rescue.
Living or working in a high-rise just about eliminates your chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest.
In New York the EMS time is about 12 minutes, due to traffic delays and the logistics of getting to victims in high-rise buildings.