Explanation given on defibrillators



In response to Greg Acevedo’s letter about placing portable defibrillators at public facilities in Calabasas, I agree that they are desirable. The question of ventilators is an entirely other and more complex matter when taken beyond basic CPR.
The Calabasas Emergency Response Program (CERP); Tom Wheeler, the city’s risk manager; and the city council have all evaluated the placement of such equipment in city facilities. The problem is that neither these devices nor the trai...

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