Construction of Incentive System for Automatic External Defibrillator in South Sichuan and Relevant Suggestions

Abstract: Objective: To investigate the current incentive system of automatic external defibrillator (AED) in southern Sichuan and the public’s attitude towards incentive measures, to under-stand the incentive situation, and to put forward suggestions and measures for the optimiza-tion and improvement of incentive mechanism. Methods: A self-designed questionnaire was used to investigate the people in Luzhou and Zigong, and the Red Cross Society and health committee in the investigated areas were interviewed. Results: A total of 768 people were surveyed, only 8.59% of them knew the incentive system of automatic defibrillator in their region, 77.99% of them thought that rescue workers who used automatic external defibrilla-tor in public places should be rewarded. Conclusion: Strengthen the construction of legal system and implement the system guarantee; Expand the reward range and diversify the reward measures; Guide multi-party co-construction, increase AED delivery, and reasonably standardize AED; Expanding AED training and improving training quality; Step up publici-ty efforts to improve public awareness.

      Keywords: Emergency Medical Treatment, Automatic External Defibrillator, incentive,

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