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AZ’s 911 Telephone-Assisted CPR Initiative Goes Global

By | April 12th, 2013|General|

If you’re a regular reader, you know how much value I place on using data to decide if interventions are successful and then sharing successful interventions with others. The way we helped change to hands-only CPR is a great example. We used evidence to craft our intervention (modifying how CPR is done), measured its effectiveness, and [...]

Global Stakeholders

By | August 30th, 2012|Preparedness, Prevention|

I often get good feedback about the things that we're accomplishing and the decisions that we're making... but it's not often that I get feedback from the other side of the globe- but that's just what happened this week. Kyoung-Jun Song, MD, an emergency physician in South Korea sent me an e-mail this week thanking [...]

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ADHS & UA Score New Traumatic Brain Injury Grant

By | March 4th, 2011|Preparedness|

Approximately 20,000 folks are seen in the AZ emergency departments for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).  Of these 1,000 die and 4,500 are hospitalized.  At least 2% of the U.S. population has a TBI-related long-term need for help to perform activities of daily living.   So, needless to say, brain injury is a major public health issue.  There’s growing [...]

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