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The West Allis Fire Department is educating its community and improving OHCA survival rates
After seeing a man slumped behind the wheel, the off-duty firefighters performed CPR and used a defibrillator from a fire engine to revive the man
AEDs will be distributed to first responder agencies statewide through the grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
A serendipitous stop at a drive-in leads to saving a young man experiencing V-fib – and a new friendship
Ron Morin, who has worked in EMS for 50 years and served as Carrabassett Valley fire chief for 17, crashed his truck after suffering a cardiac arrest in August
Andover Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Kyle Murphy was participating in a men’s basketball league when he stepped in to perform CPR
St. Joseph County is the second area in the state to use the app, made possible through a partnership between Ind. cities, townships and the 911 dispatch center
The Cary Fire Protection District plans to use the $35,000 donation to buy a new defibrillator
Fire and EMS should promote public involvement in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and AED use to improve community health
The grants are awarded on a competitive basis to the applicants that most closely address the program’s priorities and demonstrate financial need
A donated monitor/defibrillator worth $35,000 will help EMTs and paramedics better treat patients
Idea for applying pressure to center of the chest came while observing his colleagues develop the defibrillator at Johns Hopkins University
The family of the deceased is suing the city and the defibrillator maker, claiming the man died because of the 14 minutes it took for the unit to deliver a shock