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What does a seizure look like, and what to do.

By Thomas | Sep 19, 2019

Signals of seizures include: A blank stare. A period of distorted sensation during which the person is unable to respond. Uncontrolled muscular contractions, called convulsions, which last several minutes. A person with epilepsy may experience something called an aura before the seizure occurs. An aura is an unusual sensation or feeling, such as a visual…

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Quick-thinking ferry passengers, crew members save man’s life!

By Thomas | Sep 18, 2019

Bravo Zulu to the Passengers and Washington State Ferry crew members who responded to the medical emergency on the Bainbridge Island Ferry run. BY KOMO NEWS REPORTER MATT MARKOVICH  BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. — Passengers and crew members on a Bainbridge-bound ferry came together Sunday night to save a man’s life. Passengers aboard the Seattle to Bainbridge ferry…

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Where is the nearest AED? (Automated External Defibrillator)

By Thomas | Sep 18, 2019

Where is the AED in your neighborhood? Citizen responders have been using AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) combined with quality CPR to save thousands of lives each year around the globe.  Every week I read another story about ordinary people doing the extraordinary in saving the life of a loved one, friend, coworker and stranger using publicly…

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Cardiac Emergencies at Sea

By Thomas | Sep 18, 2019

Be Ready for Cardiac Emergencies at Sea When Every Second Counts! At sea, whether on a large ship or a small boat, access to emergency services is often hours away. This means that in the event of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), your crew must be prepared to act within the critical ten-minute window. While CPR is…

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American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Course

By Thomas | Sep 18, 2019

Red Cross First Aid, CPR/AED Courses in Bremerton The Bremerton office of The American Red Cross and Northwest Response are pleased to announce that the  Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Course’s is again at the Bremerton office of the Red Cross after a complete classroom upgrade and remodel. The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the…

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Woman thankful to NY Jets trainers who saved her life

By Thomas | Mar 6, 2014

After passengers near Larisa Enker, 74, alerted those around them that she seemed unresponsive just after the door to the gate had closed, she was brought off the aircraft by three people: a Louisiana cardiologist named Conrad Jablonski and the two Jets trainers, Josh Koch and Dave Zuffelato. BY SETH WALDER / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Larisa…

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