ECC Guidelines Part 4: The Automated External Defibrillator Key Link in the Chain of Survival
There are six links that make up the Chain of Survival
You are the first step in the chain of survival
," she said.
The chain of survival
has four interdependent links: 1) early access, 2) early basic CPR.
The Chain Of Survival
message is just too important, and as a charity we need funding from the public to get it out there urgently.
Steve Walton, the brigade's Redcar District Manager said: "All members of the public can be taught life saving skills which could form a vital link in the chain of survival
Dr Taghreed Najjar, director of LSTC, explained, "The mission of LSTC is to improve the process of cardiovascular and respiratory resuscitation and as part of one of the various and unique services provided by KHCC, the LSTC will aim at reducing disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and strokes, by building and improving Chain of Survival
in Jordan which consists of four steps: Early activation of emergency medical services, early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), early defibrillation and advanced cardiac life support.
Without what's called the ``cardiac chain of survival
,'' death is almost certain.
Indianapolis activists and parents Dan and Ruth Rench, who purchased an AED for Cathedral High School after the tragic heart-related deaths of a student and a teacher, were commended for their efforts to strengthen the chain of survival
AHA, the American Red Cross (ARC), and the National Safety Council (NSC) rate early defibrillation as the most critical link in the chain of survival
Feingold says, "a vital link in the chain of survival
can be strengthened, and more victims of cardiac arrest will have a fighting chance at survival.
In the American Heart Association's chain of survival
model, early defibrillation is part of a potentially lifesaving strategy more clubs are looking into.
Most critically, the AED Plus offers Real CPR Help([R]), real-time CPR feedback that coaches the lay rescuer through each step of the chain of survival
and guides them to the correct depth and rate of chest compression.
The family added: "As a family living in rural North Wales we recognise the importance of having early access to the emergency response system, early CPR and early defibrillation to treat cardiac arrest - all vital in the chain of survival
Called the Chain of Survival
, actions include: | |Prompt recognition and call for help; | Early CPR to buy time; | | Early defibrillation to restart the heart; | Rapid access to advanced resuscitation; | Prompt, high quality post resuscitation care; | Transport to the nearest appropriate hospital; | Co-ordinated rehabilitation services.