TITLE

BEYOND FIRST AID

AUTHOR(S)
Michos, Mary Beth
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Sep2006, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a comparison of emergency care five decades ago to today. The differences in dealing with cardiac arrest are illustrated. Modern emergency medical services began in the 1960s. The development of CPR by physicians was the first major advancement. The portable external defibrillator was also developed. Another significant event was the release of a report which listed recommendations to improve survivability of trauma patients.
ACCESSION #
23152133

 

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