Tag Archives: AED expert

How can your fire department start a successful public access defibrillation (PAD) program?

Find out at this free webinar Sept. 14 How did the community of North Lake Tahoe become one of the safest places in the U.S. to experience sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)? The Sept. 14 webinar“AEDs: Increasing Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in Your Community”explains, step by step, how this community equipped itself to save lives […]

Danish principal: “There Ought to Be a Defibrillator in Every School”

“There ought to be a defibrillator in every school,” says Jan Thrane, principal of Denmark’s North Zealand Primary and Upper Secondary School (NGG). It is not yet common practice within Danish primary and upper secondary schools to have defibrillators at their disposal, but the principal of NGG would like to change this. Denmark’s Red flere liv (Save […]

Football club AED saves man; “Defibrillator saved my life.”

Thomas Faarup was playing old boys’ football with friends in Eskildstrup, Denmark, when he began to feel dizzy. Just a few moments later he collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest. Thomas Faarup was struck down abruptly by sudden cardiac arrest The referee and two other players rushed to give him first aid, including artificial respiration and […]

Hong Kong hotel celebrates AED save

The Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong got together on May 6 to celebrate the guest’s life they saved a month earlier. Staff involved in the rescue received pins proclaiming, “I helped save someone’s life.” A retired couple and their two adult children, had just arrived in Hong Kong, their first stop on a month-long Asian […]

Top German Football Club Chooses Cardiac Science Defibrillators [VIDEO]

German football club, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, has now taken precautions against possible instances of sudden cardiac arrest by ensuring its members have quick access to Cardiac Science Powerheart defibrillators. On the initiative of team doctor, Dr. Karl-Heinrich Dittmar, the Cardiac Science Powerheart defibrillators were purchased. Standing next to the new AED, Dr. Dittmar explains, “This is the Powerheart […]