EMS World

FEB 2019

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The consensus is clear : high-quality CPR saves lives, 1,2 but when seconds and millimeters can be the difference, even seasoned professionals can have difficulty achieving optimal compressions on look and feel alone. As a solution to help with this uncertainty, the CPRmeter 2 device provides real-time measured feedback on compression depth, rate, and release. 1.Steven L. Kronick, Michael C. Kurz, et al Part 4: Systems of Care and Continuous Quality Improvement 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2015;132:S397-S4132.Nichol G, Thomas E, Callaway CW, Hedges J, Powell JL, Aufderheide TP, Rea T, Lowe R, Brown T, Dreyer J, Davis D, Idris A, Stiell I; Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators. Regional variation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and outcome [published correction appears in JAMA. 2008;300:1763]. JAMA. 2008;300:1423–1431. ©2019 Laerdal Medical. All rights reserved. #18-17134 Visit Laerdal.com to learn how CPRmeter 2 can help with your quality improvement initiatives. Help Ensure Quality CPR with Real-Time Feedback

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