Tag Archives: heart defibrillator

AED rescue at Camp Atterbury

Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in central Indiana is prepared for emergencies. Its military police take healthcare provider training, and some, like Military Police Officer Spc. Stephen Strebinger go on to take combat lifesaver courses. The camp’s lifesaving equipment includes 12 Powerheartautomated external defibrillators (AEDs), deployed throughout the camp and in the MPs’ patrol vehicles. […]

First bystander AED save in Novi Sad, Serbia [VIDEO]

On Oct. 7, in Novi Sad, Serbia, a railway station employee conducted the city’s first layperson rescue using an automated external defibrillator(аутоматизовани екстерни дефибрилатор). A 55-year-old man had collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest on the platform at the city train station. According to a statement from the office of the Novi Sad mayor, a doctor and a […]

Shopping centre AED used to save woman’s life

Three security guards in Middleton, England, used their shopping centre’sautomated external defibrillator (AED) to revive a 75-year-old woman who had collapsed with sudden cardiac arrest. According to the AED story in the Middleton Guardian, Leigh Garratt, John Hayes and Paul Robinson did all the right things. Garratt, who works for Reliance, the company that manages the Middleton Shopping […]

Defibrillator sales rep uses her AED to save her husband’s life

Many husbands refer to their wives as “life savers,” but in Peter Marton’s case it’s literally true. On June 10 Marton, a Honda specialist, was with a group of friends enjoying an after-work outing at go-kart track near Sydney, New South Wales. His wife, Catherine Rees, was sitting in the grandstand at Easton Creek Karts […]

Abbots Langley school receives life-saving equipment

Wayne Pope died suddenly just 10 days after his 30th birthday. A heart defibrillator could have saved his life. Now that vital piece of equipment has been presented to an Abbots Langley (UK) primary school to ensure that its staff and pupils could be saved in similar circumstances. Wayne died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), a rare […]