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Paramedics tell inquest they were surprised that Vancouver woman who had stopped breathing wasn’t getting CPR

The paramedics called to attend to an individual not breathing at Vancouver jail arrived to see the woman lying on her back on the pavement surrounded by several jail and medical staff but not treating her. Right intervention During the inquest, Rodrick MacKenzie, lawyer for the Coroner’s Service of B.C., asked paramedic Mike Burgwin if […]


Cardiac arrest victim more likely to receive CPR in ethnic Chinese neighborhoods

Individuals suffering a cardiac arrest in public are likely to be given CPR from bystanders in the city’s ethnic Chinese neighborhoods according to the latest research from University of British Columbia. When CPR is needed The chances of survival once the heart ceases to beat without neurological damage is high when it occurs within 2.7 […]

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