Sweden — the same country that has made it law to turn carbon neutral by 2045 — is planning on making defibrillator carrying drones a reality in one or two years. Accoding to the study, drones arrived at the site of a cardiac arrest incident with a median time of 5 minutes, 21 seconds, versus the 22 minutes for traditional emergency services.
Jacob Hollenberg, director of the centre for resuscitation science at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, who led the study, told the Guardian: “Cardiac arrest is one of the major killers in the western world. Every minute is crucial; I would say every second is crucial.
“Every minute that passes from collapse to [cardiopulmonary resuscitation] or defibrillation, the chances of survival goes down by 10%. That’s why survival after 10 to 12min is basically zero. There’s a huge difference in using the defibrillator within the first few minutes. Even if you improve the timing of the ambulances in these type of situations, it’s too late - only one in 10 victims survive”.
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