Tag Archives: Indiana AED

Teen who survived sudden cardiac arrest helps rescue classmate

Ward Alternative School Principal Grady Pruitt with Powerheart AED donated by the Indianapolis chapter of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Assocation. Wtih him, left to right: Kristi Polcsak, her son Tyler Byall, and school nurse Mary Hess. 18-year-old Fort Wayne, Indiana, high school senior Tyler Byall has confronted sudden cardiac arrest, not just once but twice in the […]

Indiana school AEDs: Staff use AED to save stricken principal

Lowell Elementary School in Warren Township, Indiana, got automated external defibrillators (AEDs) five years ago. Just having the devices available gives staff and students a sense of security. Last week one of the AEDs did much more: It saved the life of Principal Susan Howard. AED unit at Lowell Elementary School Howard, 58, was in a staff meeting […]

College and airport AEDs in Terre Haute [VIDEO]

The Terre Haute International Airport has installed three automated external defibrillators, a gift from local businesses Wabash Valley Asphalt and NGC Corp. The firms donated three Powerheart AED G3s to the airport, where between 100 and 150 travelers pass through every day. The donation includes AED training for all airport staff, conducted by a Cardiac Science […]