Fla. medics use Handtevy system to save drowning boy
The system gives paramedics specific epinephrine dosage information, which varies depending on a child's size, before they even get to the scene
MIAMI, Fla. — We hear about it too often in South Florida. A young child is found floating in a backyard pool. Now fire rescue crews have something new to save lives. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how this timely treatment saved a little boy from drowning.
It was supposed to be a happy day for Jamilet Garcia.
Jamilet Garcia: "I had just got back in town and I decided to cook for my parents." Her two and a half year old son ran outside to play.
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