Lucas 2 Chest Compression Machines

Local/Regional News
1:39 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

First Responders Get Five New CPR Machines

A Lucas 2 Chest Compression System was demonstrated for local media on Tuesday. The city of Lexington has purchased five additional devices through a federal grant from CSEPP.
Credit Alan Lytle

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  Last year Lexington firefighters and paramedics responded to hundreds of suspected heart attacks, often taking turns administering CPR to keep the person alive until they reached the emergency room.  Now in more cases than ever, they’ll be able to turn that assignment over to a machine.

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