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Survivor Stories

Survivor Stories

With the help of EMS1.com we teamed up to create 4 videos of successful CPR saves that occurred in the Gallatin Valley.  These saves are people who were in full cardiac arrest, with CPR initiated immediately upon recognition, and walked out of the hospital with all cognitive functions intact.  They are compelling stories.  Takeaway message is that CPR does save lives.  We thank those that chose to share their stories with us and you.

Survivor Stories - Bob Coughlin

Survivor Stories - Gordon Lehmann

Survivor Stories - Karen Mitchell

Survivor Stories - Carl Borgquist

If you would like more information or to request a class please contact Janet Trethewey at JTrethewey@mt.gov or Mike McNamara at MMcNamara@mt.gov. 

Four hears algined horizontally with entwined circles around the hearts showing four steps of early action:  Early Access, Early CPR, Early Debifrillation and Early Advanced Care.