Posts Tagged ‘ Defibrillator ’

The Hard Facts about Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jun 8th, 2011 | By

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.



A Good Day to Die

May 3rd, 2011 | By

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.



Study finds CPR before defibrillation insignificant

Jun 9th, 2010 | By

It doesn’t matter whether or not EMTs do a few minutes’ CPR before defibrillation of cardiac-arrest patients, researchers conclude.



Two Who Came Back

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By

“Without that machine, I was gone. I was finished. It was over.”



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.



The Four Minute Barrier

Jun 2nd, 2010 | By

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.