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2013-09-04 12:33:34

DUBLIN, September 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z565vj/global_cardiac) has announced the addition of the "Global Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices - Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z565vj/global_cardiac ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices (CRM) market...

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2013-09-03 07:22:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Uppsala University and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) shows that mechanical chest compressions are as equally effective as manual CPR. The LINC study, published in the journal Resuscitation, included 2,589 patients from six European sites who had suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and needed resuscitation. "The study was designed to show a better 4-hour survival in the group treated with mechanical...

2013-08-28 23:24:29

AED.com has created and released an infographic entitled, "How to Save a Life: Develop Your Own Facility Emergency Response Plan." The infographic guides readers through pre-emergency, during emergency, and post-emergency steps and considerations for cardiac arrest incidents. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 AED.com is pleased to announce the release of a new infographic, which lays out each step necessary to prepare for and react to incidents of sudden cardiac arrest. The...

2013-08-27 23:19:33

Transparency Market Research adds new "Automated External Defibrillator Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/automated-external-defibrillator.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Over the recent years, global automated external defibrillators (AED) have witnessed double digit growth rate owing to the factors such as...

Defibrillator Placed Just Below The Skin Deemed Safe, Effective
2013-08-27 10:39:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of international scientists has just successfully tested the safety and efficacy of a new type of defibrillator that is implanted just under the skin. According to a report on the device, published in the journal Circulation, the state-of-the-art device can detect dangerously irregular heart rhythms and administer shocks to return a normal rhythm without wires directly touching the heart. The new device, called a subcutaneous...

2013-08-19 23:22:22

AED.com has released a demonstration video featuring the Philips HeartStart Onsite AED on their YouTube channel. The video is the first in a planned series of AED demonstration videos. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 AED.com has released the first in a series of demonstration videos featuring a variety of popular AED models. The first video focuses the Philips HeartStart OnSite AED. This AED is the only automated external defibrillator available without a prescription and is popular...

2013-08-15 23:23:48

AED.com is proud to announce the release of an exclusive Legislation Guide. The guide breaks down federal and state laws and regulations relating to AEDs. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 On the heels of their popular Buyer's Guide and Grant Guide, AED.com has released a Legislation Guide. The guide is provided free of charge to AED.com's current and potential customers. The guide includes a break down of the major types of AED legislation and regulations. It also includes a...

2013-08-14 23:22:54

AED.com is excited to announce they will be giving an AED away to a Facebook fan later this August. Fans will be asked to tell AED.com why they or their organization would make a worthy recipient. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 AED.com will be rewarding their loyal Facebook following this month with a special AED Giveaway. Beginning, Monday, August 12th, fans will be asked to complete a short essay describing why they or an organization they are affiliated with are in need of a...

2013-08-12 15:17:21

UPV/EHU researchers develop algorithms and methodologies to improve and evaluate procedures in cardiac resuscitation 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...

2013-08-12 12:27:22

Powerheart AED is 100th AED donated by volunteer group since 2002 WAUKESHA, Wis., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science Corporation, an Opto Circuits group company and a global leader in automated external defibrillators (AEDs), was recently honored to have its Powerheart® AED represent the 100th AED donated by the AtlantiCare Heart Heroes, a volunteer group that raises funds through the AtlantiCare Foundation to place AEDs in the community. The AED was donated to the...


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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