Effectiveness of automated external defibrillators in high schools in greater Boston Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Defibrillators
  • Electric Countershock
  • Emergency Treatment
  • Heart Arrest
  • Resuscitation
  • Schools

abstract

  • A program using a strategy of donating a single automatic external defibrillator to 35 schools in the Boston area resulted in compliance with American Heart Association guidelines on automatic external defibrillator placement and training and 2 successful resuscitations from sudden cardiac arrest. Participating schools indicated a high degree of satisfaction with the program.

publication date

  • June 15, 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjcard.2005.02.020

PubMed ID

  • 15950579

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1484

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 95

number

  • 12