Tag Archives: Canada AEDs

Canada and Ontario launch $10 million AED funds for sports centres and hockey arenas

The premier of Ontario has announced a $10 million fund to deploy automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the province. Premier Dalton McGinty said the$10 million in Ontario AED funding will focus on placing AEDs in public access settings such as hockey arenas, recreation centres and high-activity schools. The Ontario AED funding follows on an April announcement by Canadian […]

College AEDs: University of New Hampshire campus gets defibrillators: Cardiac Science for the week of July 12

College AEDs: University of New Hampshire campus gets defibrillators They’re in the classroom buildings, theater, recreation center and the student union: automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that a layperson can use to revive a victim of sudden cardiac arrest. “The machines are foolproof,” Jim Lapolla, Homeland Security specialist/paramedic with the university’s Office of Emergency Management, told the Campus Journal. […]

Canada’s approach to sudden cardiac arrest: Cardiac Science for the week of October 12

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Cardiac arrest in Canada: a “silent killer” Why is the survival rate for out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest 16.3 percent in Seattle but only 9.7 percent in Vancouver, B.C., and 5.5 percent in Toronto? In an article in their […]