Topic: Bystander CPR

The Other End of the Line with Jennifer Chap

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_76_JenChap_12-08-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:33 — 23.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreJennifer Chap, co-founder of BuddyCPR and StrataVerve, discusses sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) from a caller’s perspective. She talks about the experience she had when her husband went into SCA and shares the findings of her...

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Restart a Heart with Jason Carlyon

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode51_Jason-Carlyon_09-20-19_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:28 — 25.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Jason Carlyon, Community and Engagement Coordinator for Yorkshire Ambulance Service. They discuss the origins of Restart a Heart day, the role of bystanders in cardiac arrest survival, and how to bolster...

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Barriers Significantly Influence Time to Bystander Compressions in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Rapid identification of sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and delivery of bystander chest compressions in patients with ventricular fibrillation are key elements in the chain of survival. However, time to bystander compressions can be greatly affected by a wide variety of barriers, some beyond an EMD’s control. s: The aim of this study is to identify and quantify the impact that barriers have on the time taken to achieve bystander compressions for suspected...

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Enhancing Emergency Medical Dispatch to Drive Specific and Significant Improvements in Patient Care

Measurement is a critical part of testing and implementing changes as well as identifying areas for further research, in prehospital care and dispatch.1 Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania, implemented the Medical Priority Dispatch System™ (MPDS®) to improve the efficiency, timely availability, consistency, and reliability of dispatch data and information. This in turn facilitated a research study into the care of cardiac arrest patients. Measurement is a critical part of testing and...

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