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Contest: Win an AED for Your School

The Sudden Cardiac Arrest foundation is sponsoring a contest for schools to win an AED by creating a video. For the contest teams of students write, film, star in and edit their own short (3–5 minute) video promoting the importance of knowing how to do CPR and use an AED. The SCA Foundation panel of […]

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Bounce Back: Recovering from Difficult Calls

As an emergency dispatcher, I have heard a wide variety of rescue calls. The worst calls, the ones that cause my immediate increased pulse rate and surge in adrenaline, are the ones involving children. Some of my most memorable calls are for infants that are pulseless non-breathers. I recently had a call for five month […]

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Video About Medic One History

The King County Washington Medic One program is one of the top EMS systems in the country. The sudden cardiac arrest survival rate for witnessed v-fib is nearing 50%. Watch this video about the history of the program and the focus of the system on sudden cardiac arrest survival. To know where you are going […]