Tag Archives: cardiac rehab

California fitness center AED saves customer’s life: Cardiac Science for the week of June 21

California fitness center AED saves customer’s life Gold’s Gym in Hollister, California, keeps a Powerheart automated external defibrillator at the front desk. Fitness center AEDs are increasingly common these days, and on June 8, Ray Buzzetta, an employee at Gold’s found out just why. At 9:30 a.m., he got a report that a customer had collapsed while […]

Jon Seale is putting AEDs in more Colorado schools [VIDEO]

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology News report covers Colorado school AEDs and AED legislation While a growing number of states require that schools have automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and AED-trained staff on their premises,Colorado AED laws do not require them for public or private schools. Some […]

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 […]

Investment in defibrillators pays off at ConAgra: Cardiac Science for the week of April 12

Investment in defibrillators pays off at ConAgra The Omaha World-Herald reports that ConAgra has placed automated external defibrillators in every facility with more than 10 employees. The company’s decision paid off in January when staff at ConAgra’s largest plant, in Russellville, Arkansas, used one of the AEDs to restart the heart of an employee who suffered a cardiac event […]

Telluride’s region-wide AED program saves workman’s life: Cardiac Science for the week of Jan. 11

Telluride’s region-wide AED program saves workman’s life The member of a crew installing a new fire alarm at a Telluride, Colorado, resort was rescued using an automated external defibrillator (AED) after he suffered a massive heart attack. The AED was at The Peaks Resort, and the Dec. 9 rescue was conducted by the resort’s director of security. […]