Presentation on theme: "Dr Dana Elliott Srither MBBS (S’pore), GDFM, GDFPD Founder, First Aid Corps www.firstaidcorps.org CEO, Health Visuals www.crowdsav.com Using Mobile Technology."— Presentation transcript:
Dr Dana Elliott Srither MBBS (S’pore), GDFM, GDFPD Founder, First Aid Corps www.firstaidcorps.org CEO, Health Visuals www.crowdsav.com Using Mobile Technology as a Borderless Solution to a Global Public Health Problem
October 2001 to April 2002 Mean time from call received by SCDF to defibrillation was 16.7 min. 2% survived to hospital discharge. Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation Epidemiology in Singapore ( CARE 1 ) Study Dr Marcus EH Ong et al PreHospital Emergency Care 2003;7:427-433 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
79 studies 142,740 patients. Survival rate to hospital discharge was 7.6% Aggregate survival rate of OHCA (7.6%) has not significantly changed in almost 3 decades. Predictors of Survival From Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Comilla Sasson, MD, MS et al Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2010;3;63-81 Meta-Analysis Study Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Global Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 7.6% 2.5% 2% 3.5% 2%
Chicago O'Hare Airport June 1999 – May 2001 11 out of 18 who had sudden cardiac arrest were rescued with public AEDs and discharged well from hospital. Survival Rate = 60% Public Use of Automated External Defibrillators Sherry L Caffrey et al N Engl J Med, Vol 347, No. 16 AED
AED Seeker A seeker is someone who is actively on the lookout for AEDs ( automated external defibrillators ) in public places and in places of work to update us; or someone who in an actual event, seeks out the nearest AED and bring it back to the location of the victim. Do not need to be trained in CPR or in the use of the AED.