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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 […]

Congratulations UK Motorsport: AED registration leads to free iPod

Darlington Motor Club Rescue Units Congratulations to Chris Gibson for winning a free iPod by registering hisPowerheart AED G3 Prowith Cardiac Science. Chris was kind enough to grant us an interview, so we talked to him about what prompted his AED purchase and why he chose the Powerheart G3 Pro over its competitors. Cardiac Science: What motivated you to […]

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 […]

AED saves young athlete; father urges ECG screenings

Editor’s note: A little over a month ago our guest blogger, Larry Gurganious, nearly lost his son to sudden cardiac arrest. Larry would like to share his story with us for the purpose of greater cardiac awareness, especially among young athletes. Larry Gurganious: On February 2, 2010, my son collapsed three-fourths of the way through his high […]