Information & Advice For Arrhythmia Patients
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East Toronto man reunites with paramedics who helped save his life
Smith started cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Rozario did mouth to mouth, while Radcliffe used the school's automated external defibrillator (AED) to shock his friend's heart into a normal rhythm. Paramedics from Stations 42 and 46 arrived on the scene minutes later, assessed the situation and ...
Time is of the essence when using a defibrillator
A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest.
Dash Camera Captures Good Samaritans Saving Jogger's Life
A several-mile run is no big deal for Gerry Fowle, who consistently beats most his peers in Northeast Ohio races. But in July, as he ran down the Cowley Road in Grafton Township, his heart went into shock. “About three miles out, I felt like I was going to pass out, and I said, 'Well, I need to get out of the ...