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Training in CPR and use of defibrillator DEA

Currently, more than 135 millions of annual deaths due to cardiovascular causes are registered in the world and the trend is increasing. The incidence of out-of-hospital CPR in the world is between 20 and 140 per 100.000 persons and survival varies between 2 and 11%.

Control a hemorrhage in 3 steps

How to control a hemorrhage in 3 steps | Bleeding control

According to Harford Consensus, to control a massive hemorrhage or bleeding, the steps that we must follow are the A, B and C of bleeding.

The use of hemostats to stop a massive hemorrhage | Hemorrhage control

Currently, most of the deaths occur as a result of polytrauma and hence the massive hemorrhages. It has been shown that more than 20% of prehospital deaths could have been avoided, with more than 90% due to massive hemorrhages.

Defibrillator for car | Cardioprotection in vehicles

Anyone is susceptible to suffer a cardiorespiratory arrest, have a defibrillator for a car, is a way of cardioproteger to all the people who travel in the vehicle. Suffer a heart attack while we are at the wheel of our car or be the first to arrive at the site of a traffic accident can occur, the fact of having a portable defibrillator in the car or not having it, can be the difference between life and death. Acquiring a portable defibrillator for cars exponentially increases the chances of survival.

Defibrillators for home

Defibrillator for home | Automatic defibrillators for children and adults

Anyone is susceptible to a cardiorespiratory arrest, but if we add the variable of having a family member with heart disease, the chances of having a heart attack at home increase exponentially, acquiring a defibrillator for home increases the chances of survival.

Draft on the use and installation of defibrillators in La Rioja

At present, both the requirements for using a defibrillator by non-health personnel and the regulations for the installation of a device outside the sanitary field in La Rioja are regulated through the Decree 48 / 2008, of 18 of July along with the Decree 140 / 2011 that modifies it

Register defibrillator in Andalusia

Registration of external defibrillators in Andalusia | Installation and use

From 2001 there is a Decree that regulates the use of semiautomatic external defibrillators (DESA) by non-medical personnel in Andalusia, at present the defibrillator registration in the Junta de Andalucía is mandatory.

Penalties for not complying with the regulations on defibrillators

Infractions & Penalties on defibrillators in the Community of Madrid

Today we will talk about infractions, seriousness and economic fines, related to non-compliance with the rules of external defibrillators in the Community of Madrid. As you already know, a series of companies and establishments are obliged to install a defibrillator for external use according to the regulations (attach the link of the compulsory establishments).

Anti-choking Dechoker

Child choking, asphyxia in children and babies

We must pay special attention as there is a high rate of deaths from choking in children from 1 to 4 years, the worst of all is not knowing what to do. Reacting on time is vital, in a matter of seconds that child can stop breathing and the consequences can be very serious.

Defibrillators in Cantabria

Regulation and obligation to install defibrillators in Cantabria

A new order from the Ministry of Health regulates the compulsory use, installation and continuous training in the management of defibrillators for the Cantabrian population.


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