Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the leading killer in the United States, if not the world. In the USA alone nearly 1000 people die each day from SCA. The AED Superstore resource center can help you become better informed and more capable of responding to these critical events, including through the use of an AED.

  Can you use an AED on a pregnant woman?  Is it safe to do CPR and use an AED on a pregnant woman? Yes, it is generally considered safe to use an AED on a pregnant woman, with data from the American Heart Association and other sources recommending use. In fact, it is deemed essential for survival, with the benefits far outweighing any risks. That being said, it’s important to understand the procedure for treating a pregnant patient with an AED and CPR. Before going deeper, let’s first discuss what an AED (AED machine, AED defibrillator, AED Device, etc.) …

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