Ohio Legislature Working to Bring Awareness to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Ohio Legislature Working to Bring Awareness to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Video Feb 14, 2016

Former Miss Ohio Lindsay Davis and Sen. Cliff Hite have teamed up to pass legislation addressing sudden cardiac arrest.

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Senators will have to vote on multiple amendments on the health care repeal bill.
The amount of deaths caused by substance abuse and mental health issues in the first half of 2017 have surpassed the total deaths of 2016.

The raging wildfires have forced 10,000 residents to evacuate their homes. 

Many oppose officials nationwide who propose limiting Narcan treatment on patients who overdose multiple times to save city dollars, saying it's their job to save lives, not to play God.
After a forest fire broke out, students, residents and nursing home residents were evacuated and treated for light smoke inhalation before police started allowing people to return to their buildings.
Tony Spadaro immediately started performing CPR on his wife, Donna, when she went into cardiac arrest, contributing to her survival coupled with the quick response of the local EMS team, who administered an AED shock to restore her heartbeat.
A Good Samaritan, Jeremy English, flagged down a passing police officer asking him for Narcan after realizing the passengers in the parked car he stopped to help were overdosing on synthetic cannabinoids.

A family of four adults and five children died when a flash flood swept them away from the riverbank where they were relaxing.

A woman addicted to painkillers attempted to acquire a prescription for opioids but was arrested at the pharmacy when the pharmacist couldn't verify her prescription.

July 17—The early morning fire Monday that left 130 Charlotteans without a home—and seven people hospitalized—was intentionally set, the Charlotte Fire Department said.

Three of the people had serious injuries, according to Observer news partner WBTV.

Fire officials said 40 apartment units were affected by the fire at the Woodscape apartments on Farm Pond Lane. It took more than 50 firefighters an hour to put out the heavy flames, the department said.

The blaze caused more than $300,000 in damage, fire officials said.

Since there are inconsistencies in what details to report in drowning incidents, the AHA recommends medical professionals report when CPR was started, when it stopped and why, and ensuring quality resuscitation.
The sheriff believes officer safety is at risk and EMS response times are quick enough to treat overdose victims before police can.
To curb the increasing frequency of opioid overdoses, the State Department of Health calls for naloxone to be available both to first responders and the public.

Cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the U.S. but gets just a fraction of the government’s funding for medical research, according to a new study.

Researchers aren’t sure exactly why there’s such a disparity in funding from the National Institutes of Health, but say more is definitely needed considering about 450,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest. Most cardiac arrest victims don’t survive.

After CPR and multiple AED shocks failed to resuscitate a man who went into cardiac arrest, paramedics utilized the LUCAS 3 Chest Compression System, which delivers a rate of 102 compression per minute at a depth of 2.1 inches.