Alison C Leung

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Goals and Vision of the Program Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is a major public health problem that affects an estimated 300 000 people in the United States every year. The application of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to patients who have experienced cardiac arrest has saved many lives. AEDs coupled with cardiopulmonary resuscitation can(More)
BACKGROUND Social media and mobile applications that allow people to work anywhere are changing the way people can contribute and collaborate. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the feasibility of using mobile workforce technology to validate the locations of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), an emergency public health resource. METHODS We piloted(More)
OBJECTIVES Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are lifesaving, but little is known about where they are located or how to find them. We sought to locate AEDs in high employment areas of Philadelphia and characterize the process of door-to-door surveying to identify these devices. METHODS Block groups representing approximately the top 3rd of total(More)
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