Most patients in cardiac arrest die anyway or never regain full function and health, so why bother putting the work and effort into such a complex program?
What if the caller cannot get the patient into the correct position to do DA CPR?
Won’t the dispatchers feel bad if the patient ends up passing away even though they gave instructions in a timely manner?
What if the caller already knows how to perform CPR or is already doing it?
What if the caller does not want to do CPR?
Should dispatchers be trained in CPR?
Should dispatchers be EMTs if they are going to deliver medical-pre-arrival instructions?
Can dispatchers do harm by giving instructions over the phone?