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Whether NFL player or firefighter, when one of our own goes down, the impacts are amplified beyond our routine responses
As EMS calls increase, the Amarillo Fire Department now has LIFEPAK 15 defibrillators on every front-line fire truck
During Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, the nonprofit is gathering AED location data for its registry
The West Allis Fire Department is educating its community and improving OHCA survival rates
Lee was warming up for a Savannah Bananas game when he stopped breathing and collapsed
The negative association between number of airway attempts and neuro-intact survival following OHCA
Pool lifeguards started CPR, Endwell firefighters used an AED, Union Volunteer Emergency Squad medics used a Lucas Device and transported the child
“He didn’t have a pulse, he wasn’t breathing so I instantly started CPR — what I was trained to do,” said Toledo Fire & Rescue Firefighter Myles Copeland
“Take CPR classes, because you can save lives with them,” said Bob Odenkirk, who suffered a heart attack and was transported to a hospital last year
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“The deputies are not EMTs or paramedics, but these devices cannot do the patient any harm,” said Morgan County Safety Coordinator Jonathan Warner
A bystander who stopped to perform CPR on the man said within minutes of dialing for help, a drone arrived overhead
The city council’s sergeant at arms officer performed CPR until paramedics arrived
Portland Paramedic Jeff Carrow and EMT Brad Smith responded to the former ambulance director’s cardiac arrest