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2013-09-16 23:23:29

DXE Medical, Inc. is offering customers 10% off all Defibtech AEDs. This promotion can be redeemed by calling in to order at (866) 349-4364. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 DXE Medical, Inc. is offering a sales promotion for customers through the month of September. Customers can receive 10% off the purchase price off all Defibtech AEDs. The promotion can be redeemed either over the phone or online. Phone customers can mention the promotion to their sales representative to...

2013-09-12 23:26:17

AED.com and Rescue Heart Foundation recently partnered to donate an AED to Maison des Enfants de Dieu orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. AED.com provide the automated external defibrillator for Angela Howell-Edgerly, CEO of Rescue Heart, to bring along on a recent trip to the orphanage. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 AED.com, a leading distributor of new and recertified AEDs, recently donated an automated external defibrillator to Rescue Heart Foundation to be passed on to a...

Why Do So Many Cardiac Arrest Cases Strike In The Morning?
2013-09-09 04:27:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered a protein that is responsible for regulating the heart’s electrical activity and could help explain why so many instances of cardiac arrest or sudden cardiac death (SCD) occur in the morning. Dr. Mukesh Jain, director of the Case Cardiovascular Research Institute at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and his colleagues discovered that KLF15 occurs in the body in levels that rise and...

2013-09-05 23:24:50

AED.com will be offering 10% off all batteries and pads for use with automated external defibrillators during the month of September. Customers may use Promotion Code 10PER821TME when shopping online or over the phone. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 AED.com's September Promotion is 10% off all batteries and pads. The promotion is good for products from all brands distributed by AED.com. These brands include Zoll, Physio-Control, Cardiac Science, Philips, HeartSine,...

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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...


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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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