Larry Starr

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For many people who deal with medical emergencies--some human resource managers, emergency team administrators, CPR and first aid instructors, EMTs, nurses and physicians--the topic of oxygen use by nonmedical responders at the workplace is poorly understood. Workplace emergency response administrators may find it helpful to become familiar with the current(More)
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)
  • L M Starr
  • AAOHN journal : official journal of the American…
  • 1998
1. Program evaluation using a self instruction CPR home learning system indicated that people could learn CPR without attending a formal class. Reported training time for adult CPR averaged 1 hour, and ease of understanding was rated 4.9 on a 5 point scale. 2. Use of a home learning system can benefit a workplace by reducing reliance on a CPR instructor,(More)
ACOEM supports ongoing efforts to enhance emergency response to medical emergencies in the occupational environment. The development of training and use of AEDs is a reasonable and appropriate aspect of such programs for managing sudden cardiac arrest, an important cause of morbidity and mortality among working age adults. The implementation of such an AED(More)
In brief: Players on a major league baseball team underwent physical fitness testing over a seven-year period (1981 to 1987). The purpose was to evaluate fitness status and design individualized conditioning programs for both the off-and in-seasons based on the test results. Body composition, flexibility, aerobic capacity, anaerobic power, and muscle(More)