Bangkok has the unfortunate distinction of being ranked as one of the most traffic congested cities in the World, with an estimated 500+ new cars added daily. With such congestion, excessive ambulance response times to Life-Threatening emergencies, such as heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest, are all too common place.
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The American Red Cross and American Heart Association announced changes to guidelines for administering first aid. Among the most noteworthy revisions are new and updated recommendations for the treatment of bleeding; recognition of stroke; recovery position; anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) and treatment of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in diabetics.
The innovative and lightweight wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) is specifically designed for patients with increased risks of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Wearing an external cardiac defibrillator allows physicians valuable time to assess long-term arrhythmic risk and activate appropriate health care plans.
It's not uncommon to hear about Chinese onlookers who watch a fellow citizen fall to the ground but don't stop to lend a helping hand. Besides the worry that a person offering help could be blackmailed, a major reason bystanders are so passive is they have no idea how to administer first aid.
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