Students in Alice Henshaw's Wilderness Medical Associates CPR training courses can practice on a Womanikin, designed to help trainees understand that compressions should be performed the same way on women's bodies as men's.
About 10,000 cardiac arrests happen in workplaces each year, according to the American Heart Association. Using an automatic external defibrillator can increase the chance of survival.
Drones carrying automated external defibrillators got to the sites of previous cardiac arrest cases faster than ambulances had, according to test runs conducted by Swedish researchers.
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Becky Cole was eight months pregnant with her son Ryan when she passed out. Her husband performed CPR for six minutes with the help of a dispatcher before medics arrived.
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