Why We Need More AEDs

Why We Need More AEDs

Soccer player Anibal Rubina was thankful an AED was around to save his life when his heart stopped beating during a game. His teammates desperately performed CPR on him for nine-and-a-half minutes, but it was the automated external defibrillator (AED) brought by a...
Proper AED Training

Proper AED Training

Before using an AED, you should check a person to see if he or she has suffered cardiac arrest. If you find a person unconscious, or see him or her collapse, then you will need to check to see if he or she is responsive. Shake the person and shout to make sure that he...
Why Use an AED

Why Use an AED

A Dangerous Heart Arrhythmia can Occur at Anytime There are great reasons for you to use an automated external defibrillator instead of trying to save a life with only cardiopulmonary resuscitation methods. This portable device is designed for use by ordinary...
AEDs for Fitness Centers

AEDs for Fitness Centers

An automated external defibrillator, which is also known as an AED, is a device that is used to treat cardiac arrest. It works by analyzes the person’s heart rhythm and then delivers a shock to the heart. This device greatly increases a person’s chance of...
AEDs in Schools

AEDs in Schools

We often think of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) as a condition affecting adults, often older, with a history of heart problems; however, recent news stories about young, supposedly healthy athletes dying on the basketball court or football field show that even the young...