Tag: "bystanders" at medical news
Prototype just-in-time medical device enables untrained bystanders to save lives
...The just-in-time support, or JITS, device provides bystanders
with guidance and information on how to administer...er the incident. Studies show that less than 1% of bystanders
have had CPR training, and of those, fewer than 10% retained the knowledge only a few months after t...
New study predicts child injuries by consumer fireworks
...table injuries among pediatric fireworks users and bystanders
in the United States. An estimated 85,800 pediatric (19 years and younger) fireworks-related injuries were treated in U.S. emergency departments from 1990 through 2003. During the study, children treated for fireworks-related injuries were an ave...
Few young competitive athletes survive sudden cardiac arrest
... suffered a witnessed collapse, meaning there were bystanders
who were able to respond immediately to the athlete, and they all received CPR. AED's were applied to all the athletes by athletic trainers or by responding emergency medical services (EMS) and in seven cases, a shock was deployed. Nevertheless, o...
MIT 'seeing machine' offers hope to blind
...an 10 percent of the blind read Braille.) Further, bystanders
who aim to help - "there are five steps there; it's the third door on the left" - are often wrong, especially people with good vision, Goldring said. "If you are visually challenged, if you see something once using the machine, you remember." Partici...
Emergency departments carry heavy loads
...hat affects suspects, police officers and innocent bystanders
alike. More data must be gathered by each state to fully understand the nature of pursuits with a goal of reducing preventable deaths and injuries." These data were presented as a poster, "A Review of Police Pursuit Fatalities in the United States fr...
Trauma-center care significantly lowers risk of death
...njured is a major public health issue and involves bystanders
and community members, health care professionals and health care systems. "This research provides state and community leaders with crucial information, so that they can make sound decisions regarding their trauma systems and the care that people rece...
Psychologically distressed children more likely to be involved in bullying
...hose who were both victimized and bullied others), bystanders
(children who did not bully others and were not bu... bully-victim--were significantly more likely than bystanders
to feel unsafe at school. Among students who reported feeling as though they did not belong at schoo...
Liverpool psychology helps bring peace to European football
... on, or to differentiate between troublemakers and bystanders
when forced to intervene. More fans were drawn in, and trouble escalated. Dr Stott said: "Our approach was valid and useful in the planning of a successful tournament. We have also begun to understand that use of overwhelming force may manage confli...
CPR instructions should focus on continuous chest compressions, UT Southwestern physicians recommend
...ncil offered four major recommendations. First, if bystanders
are already performing traditional CPR, they shoul...tack. The third recommendation, however, was that bystanders
who are not sure how to perform CPR or are uncomfortable with mouth-to-mouth procedures should just ...