Tag Archives: AED defibrillator

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cardiac Science for the week of June 7: Police Defibrillators

Powerheart G3 AED now atop Mount Snowdon in Wales Powerheart AEDs are now available atop Mount Snowdon in Wales. (Photo credit: North Wales News) Through the combined efforts of Welsh Ambulance Service, Snowdown Mountain Railway, an automated external defibrillator(AED) is now available at the highest point in Wales, Hafod Eryri atop Mount Snowdon. The National Public Access […]