Can you shock someone with an AED as a joke? Do you have to be a professionally trained medic to use an AED? Does an AED “jump start” the heart? We debunk some common myths about these life-saving devices.
June 1-7 is CPR/AED Awareness Week. So what, exactly, does this mean? What are we asking people to be aware of? What are we hoping people will do? Learn what simple things you can do to save lives.
Over 6,000 children under the age of 18 die from sudden cardiac arrest each year. Did you know using an AED on infants and children is different than using it on an adult? This FAQ answers some common questions.
This innovative new product offers a simple, cost-effective solution to teaching hands-only CPR. With immediate audio and visual feedback, the CPR Cube turns any space into a hands-only training site!
CPR Instructors: Are you ready for the new certification requirements the American Heart Association will implement beginning January 2019? We have the manikins you need to train effectively and certify your students.
If you have a Do Not Resuscitate tattoo, will EMTs and doctors honor it as proof of your wishes? The answer is complicated.
Places of worship are often a community hub. Members encompass a wide range of ages, professions, ethnicities, social classes, and health.
Wes Wagoner, a five-year veteran customer service representative at AED Superstore, recently decided to become a volunteer EMT for his hometown Fire and Rescue Department
The Chain of Survival has been established as the ideal scenario to give sudden cardiac arrest victims the best chance at survival.
Everyone at an emergency scene has a role to play. Some are specific to job duties, others may be circumstantial. All are critical to the survival of the victims involved.
Lights, sirens, action! The life of an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) can be exciting, exhausting, and fulfilling.
Do these misrepresentations of CPR do any harm? It is worrisome they may prompt those doing CPR to expect to need nothing other than compressions and breaths to revive someone.
It is common knowledge effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is necessary in order to have an impact on the survival rate of a cardiac arrest victim.
Volunteers from AED Superstore and the Arbor Vitae Fire Department teamed up to teach kids fire safety and compression-only CPR.
Infant and child sudden cardiac arrest does happen. Knowing what to do quickly when it strikes is crucial to their survival.
With Intellisense CPR Feedback from Cardiac Science, providing effective CPR compressions is now within reach.
As we get better at tracking incidences of sudden cardiac arrest and identifying the factors which increase survival rates, it becomes clear there is a need for bystander involvement.