New changes to the provision of Basic Cardiac Life Support

As indicated in the news, new changes are being introduced to the provision of basic cardiac life support.  More encouragement to provide just compressions to recent collapsed victims will occur.  The BC Ambulance Service prompt witnesses of cardiac arrests to just compress 600 times non-stop after it is confirmed that the patient appears to be in arrest.  While it has … Read More

New drone that delivers AED right to patient.

By entering this link, view the newest invention that uses a drone to carry an AED right to the site of a person in cardiac arrest. This is much faster than a ground based ambulance. While BC uses helicopters carrying critical care paramedics, they cannot provide quick initial defibrillation with an AED in dense urban locations.   [embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/v/y-rEI4bezWc[/embedyt]