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Phone app brings good Samaritan to man in cardiac arrest

  • COURTESY QUEEN’S MEDICAL CENTER
                                Alf Schneider, center, gathered Friday with his family, good Samaritans who provided early CPR, Honolulu EMS personnel and doctors from Straub Medical Center and The Queen’s Medical Center in a celebration of his survival at Queen’s.

    COURTESY QUEEN’S MEDICAL CENTER

    Alf Schneider, center, gathered Friday with his family, good Samaritans who provided early CPR, Honolulu EMS personnel and doctors from Straub Medical Center and The Queen’s Medical Center in a celebration of his survival at Queen’s.

When cardiac arrest strikes, a trained bystander’s early administration of CPR can jump-start the victim on the path to revival before professional first responders arrive. Read more

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