CPR and AED

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Non-functional AED and lack of naloxone at the Regional Psychiatric Centre

The accessibility of AEDs has been an increasing concern these days especially in public venues. Lack of naloxone and a non-functioning AED in a psychiatric facility resulted in the death of an inmate. A 46-year old inmate at the facility was declared dead after he was found unresponsive by the staff. An inquest was started …

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Sanitation workers deliver CPR to save a life

The timely delivery of CPR during emergencies can significantly improve the outcome. Chris Lynch and John Sweitzer saved Doug Cairns with timely delivery of CPR when he collapsed in his driveway. The two sanitation workers were recognized for their life-saving efforts. Saving a life Chris Lynch and John Sweitzer were working in a residential neighborhood …

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Woman’s death at Edmonton Remand Center third such case in two months

Despite the immediate delivery of CPR to an inmate in Edmonton Remand Center, it was not a good outcome. An Edmonton Remand Centre inmate was found unresponsive in her cell. It is the third case involving fatality under investigation at the jail in less than 2 months. Alberta Justice spokeswoman Louise McEachern confirmed by email …

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