EMS

Last Week of Free CPR Courses

Last Week of Free CPR Courses  We’ve been teaching “Free CPR for the Community” courses the last 2 1/2 weeks of Feb., (9 so far) all over south Atlanta areas.  There’s just 1 more week left, and 8 more courses.   The last week of February Free CPR courses, non-certification, are Feb. 20th through Feb 25th. …

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16-year old dies on airplane from cardiac arrest

DEATH IN THE AIR: 16 yr old teen in wheelchair suffers cardiac arrest and dies during Delta flight shortly after takeoff  New York Daily News reports a 16-year-old boy who uses a wheelchair died half an hour into his first ever airplane flight Saturday morning in Spokane Wash.    The unidentified boy suffered from multiple …

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Cardiac Chain of Survival

The “cardiac chain of survival” – is generally the steps that will determine if you’ll survive a cardiac arrest. There are three slightly different “Chains of Survival” for adults and a fourth for children. They mostlly contain these steps:  1)  Early access to the Emergency Response System,   2)  early CPR,   3)  early defibrillation, and   4)  …

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AED Information (Automated External Defibrillator)

AEDs are Automated External Defibrillators – portable devices available for less than $2,000 that could save the life of an employee, customer, or visitor. In my opinion, any business that has over 30 employees, or gets more than 100 visitors/customers per day should have one.  Airplanes and schools generally have them, cause they are required.  …

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