Private medics miss 4 in 10 cases of cardiac arrest

Private medics miss 4 in 10 cases of cardiac arrest
Many private ambulances run with a crew of a driver and an assistant trained in basic cardiac life support. Not all carry an automated external defibrillator.

The findings, published in the latest edition of local medical journal Annals Academy Of Medicine last month, examined non-emergency ambulance arrivals at six public hospitals from 2002 to 2009.


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