Posts Tagged ‘AED’

Public-Access Defibrillation and Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Japan

Posted by • October 26th, 2016

You are walking in a mall when you notice a crowd of people around a man lying unconscious on the ground. You run to him. No pulse. You start CPR (counting aloud, “1, 2, 3…”). You look around for an automated external defibrillator (AED) and see a bystander bringing it over. You pull off the… Read More…

Ventricular Tachyarrythmias Following Cardiac Arrest in Public Settings versus Home (ML Weisfeldt et al)

Posted by • January 27th, 2011

Your pulse begins to race and your breath quickens. You saw the elderly man in the blue coat collapse seconds ago, and it was immediately apparent that something was very wrong.  You call for help and rush over, beginning compression-only CPR after finding him unresponsive and pulseless on your primary survey.  As you connect him… Read More…