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Gerald M. Dworkin Of Lifesaving Resources Highlight Key Points In The Evolution Of Resuscitation

In order to appreciate the resuscitation protocols being advocated today, as well as new innovations in techniques, protocols, and technologies, it is important to know how these resuscitation procedures have evolved over the years. Therefore, this presentation has been developed for this purpose. Early Ages - Heat Method When a victim’s respiratory and circulatory systems fail and metabolism ceases, the body temperature cools. In the early ages, hot ashes and coals were placed on th...

Lifesaving Resources’ Gerald Dworkin Elaborates On Rescue From Submerged Vehicles

Based on a 1961 study at Williamston, MI, conducted by the Michigan State Police, the Indiana University Health and Safety Department, the Michigan Highway Department, and the American Red Cross, it was estimated that approximately 400 persons lose their lives as a result of being trapped in automobiles that have plunged into the water. Most vehicles will only float on the surface of the water from 30 - 60 seconds. Therefore, it is critical that the occupants make every attempt to bail out of t...

Lifesaving Resources Elaborates On Wearing SCBA Gear And Firefighter Survival In The Water

In the event a firefighter is suddenly and unexpectedly immersed in deep water while wearing full turnout gear, firefighter survival is dependent upon the actions taken during the first critical seconds of the immersion. The incidence of this type of emergency increases when firefighters are fighting apartment fires around a swimming pool, during suppression activities on and around piers and docks, as well as during a fall-through incident in which the firefighter falls through a floor into a b...

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