Tag Archives: Powerheart AED

Ohio fitness club AED saves the life of a club member

Anytime Fitness, where a member was saved using a Cardiac Science G3 Plus AED.

Anytime Fitness in London, Ohio, keeps a Cardiac Science Powerheart® G3 AED (automated external defibrillator) on the wall. So when Brenda Wallace collapsed after a workout, general manager Nathan Miller was ready. Wallace, 64, had been working out on a stationery bicycle. She walked over a couch and sat down, and Miller was headed over to greet […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 1/2 cardiac arrest survivors under the age of 20

When a child goes into sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), time stops. Regardless of the outcome, everyone who knows and loves that child remembers where they were when it happened. How they found out. What they did. Too often, the outcome of the life-altering event depends on whether acardiac defibrillator like the Powerheart AED was nearby. Below are ten families who […]