Mobile phone saves thousands of lives in Sweden. Emergency care of the people who care!

When a heart attack every second counts, as can occur anoxia, which are particularly sensitive nerve cells in the brain. After five minutes of hypoxia in which irreversible changes occur, and then bring people from the state of clinical death is almost impossible. The probability that an ambulance would come very quickly, is minimal. Therefore, resourceful Swede invented that helps save the lives of many people in his country.

David Fredman nurse working in the emergency department. He and his team often saves people who call an ambulance, he felt the first signs of an impending attack. Also in Sweden there are two million people who are trained in first aid, but the person may not know that at this moment, for example, his neighbor is near and in need of such a service. So David Fredman decided to use those untapped resources.

In May 2010 started the following project: whenever the hotline receives a call, and at the other end a person needs an ambulance SMS with the geographical coordinates of the patient come to all registered people who They are 500 meters from the scene. Register for this newsletter may all who are older than 18 years, is able to provide first aid and has a sufficient level of psychological stability.

On average, 15 people receive emergency SMS after the call comes. Project David Fredmana works. In 40% of cases, people have time to come to the aid of the victim until the arrival of emergency. This is very important because the chances of survival decrease with each passing minute.

Countries such as Norway and Denmark, they want to learn from this experience.

That's how modern technology can help us. If you liked the idea, share it with your friends!

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