Friday 20th May 2022

Tag: Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac Arrest

New Database of AED Locations Announced

In a cardiac arrest scenario, knowing where your nearest Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is located is literally a matter of life and death.  Over recent years the number of AED made available in public places has dramatically increased.  Despite this, they are used in less than 3% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. One of the potential[..]

Resuscitation Guidelines 2015

Resuscitation Guidelines 2015

On the 15th of October The Resuscitation Council (UK) published new resuscitation guidelines. The good news is very little has changed, so you don’t have to worry about learning lot’s of new ratios, numbers and techniques. The 2015 Guidelines do provide a bit more clarification on some techniques. Full details of the new guidelines can[..]

West Midlands Ambulance Service in Cardiac Arrest Trial

West Midlands Ambulance Service Logo on Side of RRV

West Midlands Ambulance Service have confirmed that they are to take part in cardiac arrest trial along with four other ambulance services. The trial is funded by the National Institute for Health Research and being co-ordinated by the University of Warwick. For over 50 years nows adrenaline has been given to patients in out-of-hospital cardiac[..]