LAFD cardiac arrest dispatch protocol

    The doc­u­ment be­low is an ex­cerpt from a prin­ted ver­sion of the scrip­ted ques­tions LAFD dis­patch­ers must work their way through on a com­puter as part of every 911 call. It de­scribes how dis­patch­ers must re­spond to re­ports of car­di­ac ar­rest, where the heart sud­denly stops beat­ing.

    Published: Sept. 13, 2012
    Credits: Robert J. Lopez, Ben Welsh
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