Product Reviews

AED Superstore is proud to add the new Prestan AED UltraTrainerTM to our line-up of great Prestan products.

Full Power AED’s Rapid Hair Removal Pads…means better adhesion which equals better conduction of electricity to an SCA victim’s heart during defibrillation.

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.

With Intellisense CPR Feedback from Cardiac Science, providing effective CPR compressions is now within reach.

In recent years, much attention has been given to the upswing in people suffering from allergic reactions to various substances. At the forefront are allergies to foods like peanuts and other nuts, strawberries, shellfish, bee stings, and many more too numerous to mention here. With so many experiencing unintended reactions, like anaphylaxis, there is a definite need to be proactive with our response to these potentially life-threatening events. Many schools have taken the approach of keeping antiallergenics close at hand in the event of an allergic reaction by a student during school hours. To facilitate the storage and access of …

Go to AED Superstore’s home page  – what do you see? Today, there are fifteen different AEDs from six different manufacturers. All AEDs function in the same manner: turn the device on, follow the instructions to place the electrode pads on the patient, let the machine analyze the patient, and then deliver the shock, if needed. What could be more simple and why so many choices? What makes one AED different from another? This Product Focus blog series will help answer these questions.                          You want an AED for …

Are you a fitness fanatic, regular runner, journeyman jogger, or even just into casual calisthenics? Perhaps you’re a pilot, or a mountain climber, or maybe you just want to occasionally observe your blood oxygen level? We’ve got just what you need! Introducing the innovative iOximeter! It’s a pulse oximeter which operates through the headphone jack of your smartphone, and it’s so simple to set-up and use. Download the free app from the App Store or Google Play, plug the iOximeter into the headphone jack on your phone, place the sensor on IOX1your finger, and read the display right on your …

Go to AED Superstore’s home page  – what do you see? Today, there are fifteen different AEDs from six different manufacturers. All AEDs function in the same manner: turn the device on, follow the instructions to place the electrode pads on the patient, let the machine analyze the patient, and then deliver the shock, if needed. What could be more simple and why so many choices? What makes one AED different from another? This Product Focus blog series will help answer these questions. If you’re looking for simplicity, ruggedness, and reliability in an AED, you’ll want to start with the …

Go to AED Superstore’s home page  – what do you see? Today, there are fifteen different AEDs from six different manufacturers. All AEDs function in the same manner: turn the device on, follow the instructions to place the electrode pads on the patient, let the machine analyze the patient, and then deliver the shock, if needed. What could be more simple and why so many choices? What makes one AED different from another? This Product Focus blog series will help answer these questions. All AEDs analyze heart rhythms and are capable of delivering a shock, either manually or automatically. Most …

Go to AED Superstore’s home page  – what do you see? Today, there are fifteen different AEDs from six different manufacturers. All AEDs function in the same manner: turn the device on, follow the instructions to place the electrode pads on the patient, let the machine analyze the patient, and then deliver the shock, if needed. What could be more simple and why so many choices? What makes one AED different from another? This Product Focus blog series will help answer these questions. Physio-Control® is a name readily recognized by emergency medical personnel. The company’s presence in the EMT and …

  CPR isn’t complicated, but the situation will be stressful, and CPR is definitely physically taxing. Perhaps you could use some assistance? AED Superstore carries a whole line of CPR Rescue Aids including audible units, a chest compression assistance device, and, for certified medical professionals, a mechanical compression unit. The ZOLL® PocketCPR™ is a CPR coaching device which uses the same technology ZOLL uses in their CPR-D Padz. It can be used for training or in an actual rescue. The PocketCPR is placed on the chest of the manikin or patient. When powered on, the device will give AHA CPR …

Go to AED Superstore’s home page  – what do you see? Today, there are fifteen different AEDs from six different manufacturers. All AEDs function in the same manner: turn the device on, follow the instructions to place the electrode pads on the patient, let the machine analyze the patient, and then deliver the shock, if needed. What could be more simple and why so many choices? What makes one AED different from another? This Product Focus blog series will help answer these questions. Let’s look at the Let’s look at the Philips HeartStart FRx AED, brother to the well-known Philips …

  BVM is short for Bag Valve Mask, which consists of a CPR mask, one-way valve with filter, and a silicone bag which will deliver air to the patient when squeezed. BVMs are used by medical professionals like emergency medical technicians, first responders, or hospital personnel in situations where a patient is having difficulty breathing or is not breathing on their own. Some BVMs come with reservoirs and/or supplemental oxygen barbs. BVMs are used in rescue situations in place of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation or as a temporary replacement for mechanical ventilators. Learn more about the history and use of a BVM in …

AED Superstore proudly announces we now carry the newest addition from HeartSine Technologies, the samaritan® PAD 450P AED with CPR Rate Advisor™. This AED includes all the same great features of the existing samaritan PAD 350P AED, but also adds live CPR feedback! Weighing in at just 2.4 pounds with an IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP56, the 450P is ideal for any environment. The compact design offers a footprint up to 56% smaller than other brand’s AEDs, making it one of the most portable AEDs available. Adding to the total package, the Pad-Pak™ defibrillation cartridge combines electrode pads and …

It’s new, it’s ORANGE, and it’s available right now from AED Superstore! Cardiac Science is rolling out their Powerheart® G5 AED, and what an AED it is. The G5 features the standards and quality you’ve come to expect from Cardiac Science, along with new features designed with patient treatment and recovery as the focal point.                                                                                                                                                    Let’s take a look at the overall design of the Powerheart G5 AED. The face of the device shows a large, easy-to-read Rescue Ready™ status indicator and you can view the expiration date of the electrode pads through a special window in the lid. …

                                                                                                                                                      We often receive inquiries regarding what to do with old or empty emergency oxygen (O2) cylinders. The simple answer is to recycle them – O2 cylinders are either aluminum or stainless steel, but compressed oxygen is considered a hazardous material. So, what steps are necessary to dispose of a used O2 cylinder? Follow these steps to dispose of your empty oxygen containers: Determine whether you have aluminum or stainless steel containers. A magnet will stick to stainless steel; it won’t stick to aluminum. Empty the tanks. Leave the valve open to allow all oxygen to drain. You may also …

Are you a CPR instructor, a safety manager/consultant, or have you just purchased an automated external defibrillator (AED) and want to learn how to use it? There are many options to choose from and, depending on your situation, one option may be better suited to your needs than another. Responding to a rescue is not something you do every day. When called upon to use an AED, the situation is going to be stressful. Having a sense of familiarity with the equipment will alleviate some of the anxiety and can also streamline the process. Successfully treating cardiac arrest comes down …