News Exercise #217


1. In Rachel’s first words, what did she do to help the man?
2. From 1:08, what did the doctor say about how important quick treatment is.
3. What kinds of people are available to help?
4. At 2:25 the doctor explains how the system works. What does he say?

Answers:
1. In Rachel’s first words, what did she do to help the man?
“Started CPR, attached the defibrillator, and immediately that advised a shock.”
2. From 1:08, what did the doctor say about how important quick treatment is.
“For every minute that you don’t have defibrillation or CPR, your chances of survival fall by ten percent.”
3. What kinds of people are available to help?
Doctor, nurse, paramedic, policeman, fireman off duty; someone who is trained in CPR.
4. At 2:25 the doctor explains how the system works. What does he say?
The system monitors emergency service phone calls and if the person says a series of keywords like “not conscious”, “not breathing” then it automatically triggers the system.

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