Paramedics Alternative to Firefighter OT

Mar 3rd, 2015 | By

“Maybe the best approach is not sending firefighters, not sending ambulances, but sending a community paramedic to deal with those health-care needs.”

What is Paramedicine?

Mar 2nd, 2015 | By

Paramedicine is the unique domain of practice that represents the intersection of health care, public health, and public safety.

The Tragedy of late Resuscitation

Oct 21st, 2014 | By

Twelve minutes passed before an ambulance crew connected a defibrillator to her chest. A block paramedic might have saved her.

A Cure for Sudden Cardiac Arrest, but Only if It’s Close By

May 4th, 2014 | By
SCA Deaths

The famous article from the NYT in 2002, which nailed the problem, and a dozen years later – little progress. Clearly, onsite first responders are the premium solution for cardiovascular protection in complexes.

Extreme Deployment of AEDs is Expensive

Jun 18th, 2012 | By
100 defibs

AED overkill is expensive and presents educational issues (even in a university) when multiple brands are involved…

Elevaed Code Provisions for AEDs in Elevator Lobbies are Rejected

Apr 24th, 2012 | By
ICC Committee

The NFPA and ICC both rejected Elevaed’s proposals to place AEDs in high rises. In retrospect, block paramedicine is a superior strategy, with much wider promise.

Strategic placement of AEDs in public locations

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By

Public-access defibrillation with AEDs is being implemented in many countries with considerable financial implications.