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Woman calls for Delta to stock naloxone after passenger allegedly overdoses–
A Delta passenger took to social media to ask the airline to start carrying the overdose drug to prevent this situation from happening again
The grant that saved his life–
Volunteer fire department president signed grant application for chest compression device that later saved his life
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New device that performs chest compressions used to save 67-year-old man's life–
The fire department's brand new LUCAS 3 Chest Compression System performed consistent and accurate chest compressions on the victim
Fire department gets new lifesaving technology–
The device's manufacturer claims it to be a safe and efficient tool that standardizes chest compressions
Remember 2 Things: Improve communication during cardiac arrest patient care–
Listen to two tips for managing a patient in cardiac arrest from Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things. Calm and clear communication is critical for a smooth, efficient incident. Whitehead also describes the importance of communicating what is coming next to the patient care team.
Remember 2 Things: How to improve cardiac arrest response–
Do you remember your first cardiac arrest call? Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead shares two tips for responding to a patient in cardiac arrest and to increase the likelihood of ROSC.
How to perform effective CPR on a pet–
EMTs and paramedics, especially at fire scenes, can be called upon to assess and treat a dog in respiratory or cardiac arrest. In this video Dr. Janet Olson, veterinary cardiologist, shows how assess a pet and administer CPR. Learn more about a paramedic teaching first aid skills to treat an injured police K-9 and Ohio legislation which authorizes EMS providers to treat pets.
Prove It: Mechanical chest compression devices vs. manual compressions–
Meta-analysis of the available research looks at primary and secondary patient outcomes of applying mechanical chest compression devices following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Video laryngoscopy during chest compressions–
Salt Lake City Fire Department investigation finds no difference in the interruption to compressions between video and direct laryngoscopy
What Would You Do? Poor CPR performance needs immediate and long-term improvement–
You respond to a call where fire personnel are performing poor CPR. They need coaching, but you don't want to offend them or cause an argument.
What would you do to immediately improve care for the patient and make long-term improvements to the crew's performance?
Tell Steve and Dr. Tan in the comments about the bad CPR performance you have seen and what you do about it without offending other responders.
AHA CPR guidelines: What the 2015 BLS updates mean for EMS providers–
In-depth insights into the expert recommendations for chest compressions, AED use and suspected opioid overdose
5 medical conditions where capnography can affect BLS care–
Waveform capnography provides real-time feedback that BLS providers can use to make treatment decisions and improve care
Fla. EMS agency receives grant for CPR compressors–
Automatic chest compressors increase save rates from 3 percent to 45 percent
CPR device inspired by toilet plunger deployed by Minn. FD–
St. Paul FD trucks and ambulances to carry the active compression/decompression device for us on patients in cardiac arrest
Pa. teen and baseball player gives umpire CPR–
The 16-year-old used his CPR training to start compressions until help arrived; he is also a volunteer firefighter with two departments
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