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2013-07-04 12:21:55

American Med Supply Advises Travelers To Book A Hotel Equipped With An Automated External Defibrillator ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Med Supply advises all travelers to book a hotel equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) since James Gandolfini's recent death could have been prevented if his hotel had an AED according to a UCLA cardiologist. "James Gandolfini absolutely may have survived if hotel personnel had used an AED when they found...

2013-07-02 23:26:35

The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation and SaveLoveGive.com today announced a partnership designed to save consumers money on their mobile phone bills—and help save lives threatened by sudden cardiac arrest. Throughout the month of July, consumers can donate a portion of their savings to the national nonprofit organization. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation and SaveLoveGive.com today announced a partnership designed to save consumers money on their...

2013-07-01 23:20:17

AED.com is proud to announce a new trade-in partnership with Zoll Medical Corporation. This partnership will allow AED.com to provide their customers with a greater supply of recertified automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 AED.com, a leading distributor of both new and recertified automated external defibrillator, is pleased to announce a new trade-in partnership with Zoll Medical. The two companies have an established history. Since its founding...

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 service and satisfaction. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Every consumer wants to feel good about the products they purchase and the company they purchase them from. Reputation, quality, and customer service are all important factors in the buying process. These qualities should be especially...

2013-06-26 13:42:02

Northwestern Medicine cardiac electrophysiologist publishes research on how to integrate personalized, evidence-based care so patients benefit There are two popular models when it comes to delivering the best healthcare – using evidence-based guidelines or applying personalized medicine. Each method has its own merits and drawbacks, but according to one Northwestern Medicine® cardiologist, when the two theories are integrated the result is an optimal healthcare delivery model that is...

2013-06-25 12:44:08

Greater emphasis has been placed on a practical 'how to' approach targeted at generalists, including GPs and geriatricians, as well as expert cardiologists and electro physiologists 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. The guidelines, presented at the EHRA...

2013-06-24 14:28:49

The EHRA White Book reports on the current status of arrhythmia treatments in the 55 ESC member countries The first European data on lead extraction was released today by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The information is published in the EHRA White Book 20131, launched at EHRA EUROPACE 2013 in Athens, Greece, during 23-26 June. The EHRA White Book reports on the current status of arrhythmia treatments in the 55 ESC member...

2013-06-21 23:18:19

After AED.com's Facebook was page launched in April 2012, the fan base grew quickly. Recently, AED.com hit a milestone by reaching 100,000 fans on the page. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 AED.com, a leading Automated External Defibrillator (AED) distributor, recently surpassed the 100,000-fan threshold on their main social media outlet, Facebook. AED.com has maintained a social media presence since their website launched on April of 2012 and set out to spread awareness about...

2013-06-20 23:14:40

AED.com is proud to announce the new offering of the Zoll Fully Automatic AED Plus. The semi-automatic version of this product has long been a popular AED.com offering; however, the new version will increase ease of use. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 AED.com, a leading automated external defibrillator supplier, is pleased to offer the newest product offering from manufacturer Zoll: the Fully Automatic AED Plus The Zoll AED Plus has long been a popular semiautomatic AED option for...

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 and teachers. AED.com is proud to provide specialized AED school packages as well as training materials. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Sudden cardiac arrest can strike anyone, even a child, at any time. Brain damage sets in an average of 5 minutes after cardiac arrest, but the average...


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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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