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Main Title: Assessing the Impact of Crowd Tasking Apps on Resuscitation Success: The Case of Sudden Cardiac Arrests in Germany
Author(s): Wurster, Simone
Klafft, Michael
Friedrich, Frank
Bohn, Andreas
Type: Article
Language Code: en
Abstract: Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is among the three most prominent causes of death in industrialized nations. Therefore, experts are calling for solutions, including IT-systems to mobilize volunteers. SCA emergencies require immediate action and advanced first aid skills. As of today, emergency services are often unable to arrive at the victim in time, and laypeople on the scene frequently fail to conduct resuscitation properly. One approach to solve this problem is to rely on skilled volunteers, who are alerted by smartphone apps. Among others, German researchers are currently developing a crisis response system with a crowd tasking app. It aims to help reduce the effects of large-scale events, but also of ad-hoc incidents including SCA. This paper describes an approach to determine the potential of the system to increase the survival rate of SCA illustrated based upon data from Germany. Its concept was analyzed by experts and benefited from their feedback.
URI: https://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/handle/11303/10543
http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-9471
Issue Date: Apr-2016
Date Available: 20-Dec-2019
DDC Class: 004 Datenverarbeitung; Informatik
610 Medizin und Gesundheit
Subject(s): benefit analysis
crisis communication
ENSURE project
rescue
resuscitation
volunteers
warning app
Sponsor/Funder: BMBF, 13N12813, Verbesserte Krisenbewältigung im urbanen Raum durch situationsbezogene Helferkonzepte und Warnsysteme (ENSURE)
License: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Journal Title: International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
Publisher: IGI Global
Publisher Place: Hershey, Pa.
Volume: 8
Issue: 2
Publisher DOI: 10.4018/IJISCRAM.2016040101
EISSN: 1937-9420
ISSN: 1937-9390
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