First responder

History and experience of a volunteer ambulance first responder scheme in London

Scott Bateman, a Royal Air Force pilot, wanted to explore ways of reducing the time taken for life-saving interventions to reach a patient, having experienced the cardiac arrest of a family member. In...

Australian first responder programmes: a review of the literature

‘A person competent in advanced first aid (including oxygen administration and the use of an automated external defibrillator). A first responder may be a salaried/non-salaried member of a...

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