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07 Jun Posted by in CPR, Uncategorized | Comments Off on National CPR & AED Awareness Week 2012

National CPR & AED Awareness Week 2012

National CPR & AED Awareness Week 2012

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death in the United States accounting for an estimated 165,000 out-of hospital deaths per year and only 7.9 percent of victims survive. It can be treated successfully in many victims by a timed electrical shock using an automated external defibillator (AED), but time is crucial. Using...

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05 Apr Posted by in CPR, EMS, Training | Comments Off on Free cardiac arrest demonstration

Free cardiac arrest demonstration

Free cardiac arrest demonstration

Templeton Fire Department is partnering with Helping Hands Health Education, and San Luis Ambulance to demonstrate what emergency responders do when a person experiences sudden cardiac arrest (heart attack). This simulation will occur at 5:30 p.m. on June 20, just before the second Summer Concert held at the Templeton Community Park. The following week, Templeton...

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