How To

Helpful information on how to set up or manage your AED program, tips for keeping your AED consumables up-to-date, and much, much more!

Table of Contents: AED Maintenance Checklist AED Battery & Electrode Pad Maintenance Keeping AED Maintenance Records AED Maintenance Requirements AED Maintenance Program Management Proper AED Maintenance Much like automobiles, AED (automated external defibrillator) maintenance requirements are essential and ongoing. However, unlike cars, most AEDs are rarely used and tend to slip from our everyday awareness. We must keep in mind that a well-kept AED quickly becomes our best friend if a sudden cardiac arrest emergency should arise in our daily lives. However, a poorly kept AED that, because of neglect, fails to provide the needed electric shock in the midst …

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are simple and easy to use. Learn how to use an AED on adults and children with this detailed step-by-step guide.

AEDs have been around for more than 20 years now. Many older AEDs are still in service and capable of saving lives.

If it seems like every AED uses a different battery, that’s because they do. Each manufacturer, with the exception of one, has a unique patented battery for use in their machines, designed to optimize the performance of their device.