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2013-08-08 14:30:41

Traditional exercise centers more likely to have AEDs, leading to reduced death rates 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, according to a study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The findings underscore the importance of having AEDs in places where people...

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 that has not been properly repaired and tested. AED.com urges consumers to only work with reputable distributors who offer transparency and certified devices. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 As awareness surrounding AEDs and their impact on positive outcomes for victims of sudden cardiac...

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. AED.com also advocates the use of efficacy of AEDs for cardiac arrest patients. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The cause of death for nationally syndicated radio host Kidd Kraddick was announced on Monday to have been cardiac arrest stemming from an arrhythmia caused by an enlarged heart and cardiac...

2013-07-26 23:18:07

DXE Medical, Inc. is pleased to report findings from a recent market research study suggesting that the AED market will grow globally by 50% between 2012 and 2017. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 DXE Medical, Inc., a leading distributor of new and recertified AEDs and manual defibrillators, is happy to report recent findings published by Transparency Market Research regarding the future of the AED industry. As of 2012, the industry had a global worth of $616 million. It is predicted...

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 Stent, Peripheral Stent, Ventricular Assist Device) Market Forecast, Clinical Trials, M&A” to its database. Visit:...

2013-07-19 23:18:02

AED.com donated an automated external defibrillator to the Russell County Emergency Management Agency in Phenix City, Alabama. The device will be placed for easily accessible use in a local courthouse. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 As part of a 100 AED Giveaway in 2013, AED.com selected Russell County Emergency Management Agency as a recipient of a free AED. The Russell County EMA is located in Phenix City, AL where it serves the community through mitigation, preparedness, response,...

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. Customers are also eligible to receive a free AED wall cabinet with the purchase of any AED. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 DXE Medical, Inc., a leading distributor of manual defibrillators and AEDs, is currently offering their customers two sales specials. Any customer who purchases a Zoll M Series or Zoll E Series...

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. share a strong interest in providing customers with top quality medical products and service. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 In January of this year, Dublin, Ohio based Sarnova, Inc. announced its acquisition of DXE Medical, Inc., rounding out its family of medical supply subsidiaries with a focus on emergency care. Other Sarnova companies...

2013-07-12 23:17:12

AED.com has created a 15 page buyer's guide to provide their current and potential customers with everything they need to know about selecting the right AED for their needs. The guide covers a range of topics from brands and models to training and maintenance. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 AED.com, a leading supplier of automated external defibrillators, has released a 15 page Buyer's Guide in an effort to further serve and educate their customer base. AEDs were originally...

2013-07-08 12:28:24

DUBLIN, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/splmj6/automated) has announced the addition of the "Automated External Defibrillator Market (Trends, Technology & End-Users) (2012-2017)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/splmj6/automated ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The automated external defibrillator market is segmented based on product...


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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