In week three of the Massive Open Online Course from Coursera on the topic of Cardiac Arrest, Hypothermia, and Resuscitation Dr. Abella discussed the reason for and action of therapeutic hypothermia for patients with return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC). Excellent and Thorough Presentation I have read, listened to, and watched hours and hours of training […]
Service Profiles Jeff, the theme park EMT, shares insider information about Reedy Creek Emergency Services in a service profile on the Other Side of EMS blog. I am looking forward to seeing Jeff, Mickey, Goofy, and the whole WDW gang in August at the NAEMSE symposium. Products EMS and Fire author Ed Mund sent me […]
Free CE Opportunity: Dr. Bentley Bobrow discusses ways in which prehospital providers can improve patient survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. In the video on CPR Quality, recorded at the 2011 EMS World Expo in Las Vegas, NV, and sponsored by ZOLL Medical Corporation, Dr. Bentley Bobrow discusses ways in which prehospital providers can improve patient survival […]
The call to action in this video is incredible. The potential of the app for citizen first response to cardiac arrest is even more incredible. What are you doing to bring this app and capability to your community?
Kelly Grayson, author of the Ambulance Driver Blog, and TOTWTYTR, author of the Too Old To Work Too Young To Retire, paused from their breakfast at a New Jersey dinner to resuscitate a woman in an adjacent booth that experienced sudden cardiac arrest. Great work! Kelly’s blog post of the event is OUTSTANDING – one […]
Asking, “What if?” is a simple technique to mentally prepare for whatever might come next. One of the “what if’s” I regularly play is “What if someone on this flight has a medical emergency?” Another of my favorite what if questions is “What if I see another runner collapse during the race?” Two Austin, Texas […]
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 […]