A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows survival chances increase substantially when bystanders deliver CPR and defibrillation before first responders arrive.
The Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.
“Instead of me standing there relating the information to them, they actually have to think their way through and treat the actual mannequin, just like you do in the field,” says EMS supervisor Chris Thompson.
A suburban St. Louis high school student is being credited with saving a baby’s life.
Cross Keys Middle School Resource officer Kim Berry and physical education teacher Scott McMurry began CPR, then the principal and nurse arrived with an Automated External Defribulator.
Gerald Shockley hospitalized in serious condition.