Although many disease can involve the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular dysfunction results from five principal mechanisms:1. Failure of the pump itself: In the most frequent circumstance, damag...
It has been mandated in most US states that AEDs should be placed in schools, health centers, day care facilities, offices, theatres, airports, trains, busses, malls and other public places. It is als...
The precaution and proper use of defibrillators is one important chapter, and it is included in the standardized curriculum of the AED basic training course . The American Heart Association, the Ameri...
It's a terrifying moment for many patients: the moment when the doctor enters their hospital room and informs them they are suffering from congestive heart failure. Many people do not know what conges...
SCA happens when there is not enough blood pumped to the heart because the arteries may be blocked and it needs immediate resuscitation. The heart rate becomes chaotic and cannot be controlled - this ...
In some cases, when the automated external defibrillator unit is also used by paramedics in hospitals for monitoring different events, the AED needs to have a screen as well. It is very useful to see ...
The American Heart Association, the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council approved and published these precautions for the safety of both the patient and the user of the AED. After the oc...
The status indicator must be checked daily. You must look for a flashing black hourglass, which means that the device is all set for use. If you cannot see a flashing black hourglass on the automated ...
Unfortunately, people with heart diseases are numerous and as a matter of fact only in the US over 2500 people die each day because of a cardiac arrest! This figure is alarming and there is a solution...
The human heart is an organ which pumps blood through blood vessels by rhythmic contractions. It is composed of several muscles, and is in every way a muscular organ. It is a composition of involuntar...