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By Zach Spadt
Pine Bluffs Post 

Pine Bluffs Ambulance Service receives new equipment, extra help


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The Pine Bluffs Ambulance Service recently acquired new equipment that will enable them to provide better health care to patients.

New equipment and help from American Medical Response is breathing new life into the Pine Bluffs Ambulance Service.

Pine Bluffs Ambulance Director Derek Walls said the service recently received a special device that performs chest compressions, and performs more efficiently than a human performing CPR.

"It doesn't get tired. It's the same compression each time," Walls said.

Walls added that the device stays on the service's ambulance.

The device, manufactured by Physio-Control Inc. is designed to automate the compression of a cardiac arrest victim's chest during resuscitation efforts. I...

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