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Communities may want to consider this service to improve the chain of survival.
In contrast, the potentially preventable death rate illuminates where care can be improved along the entire chain of survival, from the point of injury to rehabilitation back in the United States.
CHARLTON - The 16 fourth-graders who recently formed Heritage School's first student council have become the first link in the chain of survival for classmates, school staff and visitors.
The chain of survival was fully described and delineated in the 1992 guideline for CPR and emergency cardiac care by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Most cardiac arrests in adult patients are due to ventricular fibrillation (VF) or cardiac-related causes, and early defibrillation improves survival of such patients (1,2) and is therefore an important part of their immediate treatment (combined with the other links of the chain of survival for both in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest).
We need money urgently to strengthen the Chain Of Survival all around Ireland.
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.