Cardiac Science

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Cardiac Science
Cardiac Science designs and manufactures innovative, life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs), and everyday they are extending lives by providing the public and healthcare professionals with these incredible devices. The company is committed to eliminating needless delays between sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and defibrillation by ensuring AEDs are accessible and simple to use. They offer AEDs for every need, whether you work in a government, military, corporate, or school environment. Read More...
 

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

Saturday, October 01, 2016
There are still many people that are not aware that Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of the death in the U.S. and around the world. It kills twice as many people each year as colon cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer combined. This Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month we ask everyone to join us in helping spread awareness about SCA and the only effective treatment for SCA — automated external defibrillators. Read More...
 

How To Use an Automated External Defibrillator

Monday, August 08, 2016
An AED (automated external defibrillator) is a lifesaving medical device that gives the heart an electric shock when someone’s heart has stopped (cardiac arrest).

Ambulances have them on board, but using an AED in the minutes before an ambulance arrives can double someone’s chances of survival. So it is up to bystanders to quickly find and use the nearest defibrillator.  Read More...
 

Automated External Defibrillator — Q and A

Saturday, August 06, 2016
Q: What is an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)?  Read More...
 

Janet's Law

Friday, August 05, 2016
What is Janet's Law?
“Janet’s Law,” was made in memory of Janet Zilinski, an 11-year old girl who died of sudden cardiac arrest during cheerleading practice in Warren, New Jersey. The law, which took effect in 2014, was created to prevent another tragedy and safeguard the lives of New Jersey’s K-12 students by requiring schools to be equipped with an AED (automated external defibrillator). The law also requires schools to establish certain plans relating to sudden cardiac events. Many children's lives have been saved by AEDs in NJ schools thanks to Janets Law. Read More...
 

AED Maintenance

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Is Your AED Rescue-Ready?
Having access to an AED (automated external defibrillator) can mean the difference between life and death in a sudden cardiac arrest emergency. But what good will it do to have access to a defibrillator that has a dead battery? Tragically, there have been many instances where people properly responded to a SCA emergency and quickly got an AED — only to discover that it is not charged. Read More...
 

Zoll AEDs

Thursday, July 21, 2016
About Zoll
Zoll Medical, a recognized industry pioneer for over 30 years, continuously develops medical equipment and software solutions that advance emergency care. Early defibrillation is an essential step in a sudden cardiac arrest rescue, and ZOLL automated external defibrillators (AEDs) have been helping healthcare professionals, emergency responders, and lay rescuers save thousands of lives each year. Read More...
 

Defibtech AEDs

Thursday, July 14, 2016
About Defibtech
With more than 250,000 AED units sold worldwide, Defibtech has drawn the highest commendations for its commitment to save lives by producing some of the best AEDs medical technology can offer. Defibtech is an award-winning industry leader that constantly drives research and innovation to the next level of excellence. Read More...
 

The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Crisis and the Need for More AEDs

Tuesday, July 05, 2016
A shocking truth, that many are not aware of, is that sudden cardiac arrest kills twice as many people each year as colon cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer — combined.

Sudden cardiac arrest is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., affecting about 1,000 people every day. It can happen to anyone, regardless of age, and often occurs in active people who seem to be healthy and have no known medical conditions.  Read More...
 

The Philips HeartStart OnSite AED

Monday, June 27, 2016
With more than a century of history and over 450 innovative products and services, its no wonder Philips has become one of the most popular and trusted brands in the world today. When you purchase a Philips product, you can feel confident that years of experience have gone into creating it. While Philips is best known for electronics and other household products, they are also a worldwide leader in hi-tech medical equipment like ultrasound, ECG and radiography machines, as well as automated external defibrillators. All of their products feature trusted technology and are of the utmost reliability. Read More...