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October 22, 2020
Updated American Heart Association Guidelines Recommend Mobile Technology to Alert Bystanders
The AHA’s 2020 CPR Guidelines Recommend Emergency Dispatch Systems Alert Willing Bystanders Through Mobile Phone Technology, Like PulsePoint, to Assist in CPR and AED Retrieval
The 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) were just released to include updated CPR guidelines that direct emergency dispatch systems to use mobile technology to activate early bystander response in sudden cardiac emergencies. The PulsePoint Respond app, the North American standard in alerting willing bystanders to CPR-needed events, is currently in more than 4000 communities and has built a network of more than 2.5 million subscribers.
Filed Under: Press Release, Highlights, News | Tagged With: American Heart Association, AHA, Guidelines, cardiac arrest, AED, AED Registry, Michael Kurz, Alabama Resuscitation Center, Michael Sayre, Steven C. Brooks, Canadian Institutes for Health, CIHR, Queen's University, CPR