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Sudden cardiac arrest is a very scary and lethal ailment that affects over 400,000 Americans every year. Not only does SCA strike often, but when it does, the chances of survival are around 10%. The reason the chances of survival are so low is the fact that it simply takes too long for Emergency MedicalRead more →
RMAED hopes to implement the PulsePoint application in at least one Montana community. By doing so, the rates of bystander assistance in the event of a cardiac event would be dramatically increased in that community, increasing the chances of residents surviving Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
The focus is to increase the rate of survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) within rural and frontier Montana by increasing rates of bystander CPR, through direct involvement of the community.
RMAED’s objective is to deploy 150 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to rural and frontier communities in Montana and provide appropriate cardiac response training over the next 3 years.