There are several AED manufacturers and more than a dozen FDA-cleared AEDs on the market. Here you’ll find the details regarding each AED machine, what features they have and what makes them unique. The focus is on the product.
AED stands for “Automated External Defibrillator” and is sometimes written as automated external defibrillator AED, AED machine, AED unit, AED device, etc.. An AED is a medical device used in case of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) to give life-saving aid to the victim. AED machines link a pre-programmed computer to a unique user interface and special electrical pads. They are made to be highly portable and designed for use in quick response to an SCA emergency. AEDs are capable of guiding any rescuer to give: 1) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and 2) heart-rhythm correcting, life-saving shock(s) to victims, wherever they may …
AED program management helps you keep track of all the requirements for owning an AED in your state. Maintaining and managing your AED properly ensures you will be covered by your state’s Good Samaritan laws.
During a segment on the Today show, Dr. Oz explains to Matt Lauer the importance and simplicity of hands-only CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) use – and why AEDs should be as ubiquitous as fire extinguishers.
AEDs have been around for more than 20 years now. Many older AEDs are still in service and capable of saving lives.