Chesapeake launches mobile app aimed at getting quicker aid to cardiac arrest victims

  • Source: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot/
  • Published: 02/15/2017 01:48 PM

Go into cardiac arrest and your chances of survival plummet every minute you don't get help. CPR-trained citizens can save lives, but how would they know if there's an emergency? Now, there's an app for that. The city of Chesapeake on Wednesday launched a free mobile app called PulsePoint, which notifies CPR-trained users of sudden cardiac arrests in nearby public places. The idea is to get people the help before first responders arrive.


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