Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest represents one of the most serious public health problems. In this week, in which today we celebrate the World Heart Day, the cardiology of the state hospital has organized, in collaboration with the UOC First Aid, the San Marino Society of Cardiology, the Cuore – Vita Association, Cemec, thanks also to the sponsorship of the SUMS and the patronage of the Secretariat of State for Health and for the Work, gods training courses for rescuers. 100 new rescuers trained in addition to another 100 who had already undergone a cardiopulmonary resuscitation course and participated in the retraining course.
“This is the first step – he underlines Pier Camillo Pavesi, Head of Cardiology – and at the end of this week we will come to form a new of new rescuers and to recover another 100 volunteer rescuers of civil protection who have carried out the redevelopment. There will then be another appointment, at the beginning of November – he adds – where we will present an app that will allow us an ultra-modern management of cardiac arrest out of hospital “.
Attendance to the course was high, particularly by young people. On the San Marino territory they are present 17 fixed workstations of defibrillators to which they are added 27 supplied to the police plus those purchased by volunteers and individuals.
“The heart project – he explains Marina Foscoli, president of the San Marino cardiology society – turns 20 in which we continue to pursue these educational objectives, even in schools, with remarkable results. We are therefore very happy that after 20 years there is still this enthusiasm. It is good that this becomes a constant appointment, to be carried out every year, to further raise awareness of cardiac arrest, a very important issue “.
In the report the interviews a Pier Camillo Pavesi (Head of Cardiology) e Marina Foscoli (president of the San Marino cardiology society)