Do you know if your CPR meets the 2010 AHA CPR Guidelines? They recommend a depth of at least 2 inches and at least 100 compressions per minute. Why are compression depth and rate so important to survival? for more information visit CPR360º
Pausing CPR is harmful during cardiac resuscitation! Do you know how frequently and for how long you pause during your cardiac resuscitations? One of the main determinants of survival is coronary perfusion pressure, the amount of blood in the heart when a compression is released. Every time compressions are stopped, for any reason, the coronary […]
Where you live shouldn’t determine if you live, but it does. In this episode we visited Wake County EMS (Raleigh) North Carolina where District Chief Jeff Hammerstein and EMS Medical Director Brent Myers shares an intimate look into how their system operates and what it takes to be a member of Wake County EMS. #CodeSTEMI
Lead by an amazingly progressive and inspiring Medical Director Brent Myers, MD, Wake County EMS has taken pre-hospital medicine to the next level. From patient survival to community paramedicine these are those stories.