Medic-1 http://www.kplu.org en You're part of a cardiac arrest experiment in King, like it or not http://www.kplu.org/post/youre-part-cardiac-arrest-experiment-king-county-whether-you-it-or-not <p>If your heart stops beating and you&rsquo;re treated by paramedics in the next few years, which treatment you get may depend on a coin flip. Once again, King County residents are part of&nbsp; a <a href="https://roc.uwctc.org/tiki/roc-public-home">national study of how best to resuscitate someone from cardiac arrest</a>.</p><p>A coin flip sounds pretty random &ndash; and that&rsquo;s actually on purpose.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 23:40:21 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 3944 at http://www.kplu.org If your heart stops, be in Seattle (but help's coming for the rest) http://www.kplu.org/post/if-your-heart-stops-be-seattle-helps-coming-rest <p>If your heart suddenly stops beating, your chances of getting revived are better in King County than in the rest of Washington.</p><p>The Seattle area has one of the highest survival rates from cardiac arrest in the country. Now, a new campaign in Washington aims to boost survival from cardiac arrest by 50-percent in the rest of the state.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 21:21:50 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 898 at http://www.kplu.org If your heart stops, be in Seattle (but help's coming for the rest)