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2013-07-02 23:26:35

The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation and SaveLoveGive.com

2013-07-01 23:20:17

AED.com is proud to announce a new trade-in partnership with Zoll Medical Corporation.

2013-06-27 23:25:25

When making a potentially life saving purchase such as an AED or manual defibrillator, consumers should be wary of the company they purchase from to ensure they will be provided with long term

2013-06-26 13:42:02

There are two popular models when it comes to delivering the best healthcare – using evidence-based guidelines or applying personalized medicine.

2013-06-25 12:44:08

The 2013 ESC Guidelines on Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy¹ developed in collaboration with the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), have created a new classification system for bradyarrhythmias according to mechanisms rather than aetiology.

2013-06-24 14:28:49

The first European data on lead extraction was released today by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

2013-06-21 23:18:19

After AED.com's Facebook was page launched in April 2012, the fan base grew quickly.

2013-06-20 23:14:40

AED.com is proud to announce the new offering of the Zoll Fully Automatic AED Plus.

2013-06-19 23:20:25

Recent legislative action in both the United States and the United Kingdom to promote AED training and usage in schools is applauded by AED.com as a means to further prepare and protect students

2013-06-06 23:22:47

The first week of June is National CPR-AED Awareness Week, a time when people across the country are learning CPR and how to use automated external defibrillators to help victims of sudden cardiac


Latest Defibrillation Reference Libraries

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...

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