Effectiveness of automated external defibrillators in high schools in greater Boston

Hannah England, Caitlin Hoffman, Thomas Hodgman, Sushil Singh, Munther Homoud, Jonathan Weinstock, Mark Link, N. A Mark Estes

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Abstract

A program using a strategy of donating a single automatic external defibrillator to 35 schools in the Boston area resulted in compliance with American Heart Association guidelines on automatic external defibrillator placement and training and 2 successful resuscitations from sudden cardiac arrest. Participating schools indicated a high degree of satisfaction with the program.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1484-1486
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume95
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 2005

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    England, H., Hoffman, C., Hodgman, T., Singh, S., Homoud, M., Weinstock, J., Link, M., & Estes, N. A. M. (2005). Effectiveness of automated external defibrillators in high schools in greater Boston. American Journal of Cardiology, 95(12), 1484-1486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2005.02.020