- Words: 1814
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: Death and Dying (general)
- Paper #: 10780721
Other data has reported that if a person begins to administer CPR alone, then the best chance the collapsed patient has for survival is if EMS arrives with a defibrillator before 8-12 minutes (American Heart Association, 2006).
Cagle AJ, Diehr P, Meischke H, Rea T, Olsen J, Rodrigues D, Yakovlevitch M, Amidon T, Eisenberg M. Psychological and social impacts of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the home. Resuscitation. 2008; 76(2):226-32.