Sophisticated medical equipment requires trained personnel to operate them. In case of life saving equipment like defibrillators it becomes all the more important for the persons handling such gadgets...
Defibrillator - heart savior or simply a killer? The typical thought is that a defibrillator is used to save lives, but how can it kill too?A defibrillator is a medical device used in the defibrillati...
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 ...
AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator. An AED, or Automated External Defibrillator is a lightweight, portable Defibrillator made for use by the general public.People most likely to benefit f...
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...
By now you have seen that the AED saves lives and that your company, firm or club needs an AED as much as it needs a fire extinguisher or a smoke alarm. The problem is that an AED device costs between...
Concerning refibrillation, Stults and Brown carried out a research and 271 cases in ventricular fibrillation were studied. These 271 patients were assisted by EMT-Ds without being supported by paramed...
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...
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...