Latest Defibrillation Stories

2013-08-12 15:17:21

An algorithm capable of diagnosing heart rhythm with just 3 seconds' worth of signal, and the demonstration that it is possible to come up with the diagnosis without stopping cardiac massage, constitute the types of solutions and proposals being developed by researchers in the Signal and Communications Group of the Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao (UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country).

2013-08-08 14:30:41

People experiencing sudden cardiac arrest at exercise facilities have a higher chance of survival than at other indoor locations, likely due to early CPR and access to an automated external defibrillator (AED), among other factors.

2013-08-06 23:23:50

Nonprofits and other groups looking to affordably acquire an AED can often fall prey to wily distributors who promise grants which are nothing more than standard discounts or refurbished equipment

2013-07-31 23:29:53

Following the death of radio host Kidd Kraddick due to cardiac arrest, AED.com would like to encourage everyone to work with their doctors to identify any potential heart problems.

2013-07-20 23:00:22

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Cardiac Bio Implant Devices (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers, Heart Valve, Coronary

2013-07-19 23:18:02

AED.com donated an automated external defibrillator to the Russell County Emergency Management Agency in Phenix City, Alabama.

2013-07-17 23:21:10

DXE Medical, Inc. is offering customers a free 4x4 external battery charger with the purchase of a Zoll M or E Series Defibrillator as part of a Sales Special.

2013-07-15 23:19:17

Six months after being acquired by Sarnova, Inc., DXE Medical continues to grow through new hires and expanded partnerships. DXE and Sarnova, Inc.

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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