By sharing a dedicated cellular network, the cost for funding reliable early intervention in high rises is modest.
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AED overkill is expensive and presents educational issues (even in a university) when multiple brands are involved…
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.
Here is the substantiation provided to the code examining committees.
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.
Given our overweight and aging boomer generation, expect life safety to emerge as a welcome and affordable concept.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police dispatchers handle more AED calls than any other agency, and pinpointing which ones are true SCA’s is difficult.