The continuing study of adjunct treatments for SCA; see also CPAP and the recent doubts about epinephrine
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Common questions about AEDs and Public Access Defibrillation (PADs), with answers from the American Heart Association
The surgeons and firefighters who worked on me all say the key item in surviving a Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the availability of a defibrillator within 2 or 3 minutes.
Efforts to improve survival should focus on the prompt delivery of medical interventions. CPR and AEDs both need human partners.
This article demonstrates little awareness of the need to protect high-rises as homes or workplaces as well.
The owner and operator of an insurance agency is helping to spearhead a drive to bring 200 more AEDs to the city of Duluth in the next three years.
It doesn’t matter whether or not EMTs do a few minutes’ CPR before defibrillation of cardiac-arrest patients, researchers conclude.
Public-access defibrillation with AEDs is being implemented in many countries with considerable financial implications.
In large cities traffic and access to building complexes are serious obstacles to SCA rescue vehicles. On-site AEDs and elevators are a lasting and obvious solution.