SMS LIFEGUARDS SAVES LIFES
Every year around 10,000 Swedes die as a result of cardiac arrest, but the individual survial rate doubles or triples when immeidate cardio pulminary resusciation (CPR) is administered.
With the support of digital technology, faster assistance is now available in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest outside a hospital. SMS Lifeguards has innovated the warning system by using CPR-trained volunteers to gain time before professional healthcare workers arrive. Through mobile positioning technology, people trained in CPR – SMS Lifeguards – are alerted on their mobile phones when a suspected cardiac arrest occurs within 500 metres.
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