Tag Archives: AED expert

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 […]

Arizona defibrillator rescue: City of Yuma recognizes golf pro who used Powerheart AED

Yuma, Arizona, city officials honor golf pro Rich Walton, who used CPR and a Powerheart AED to revive a golfer who suffered sudden cardiac arrest The city of Yuma, Arizona, recognized Rich Walton, the golf pro at the city’s Desert Hills Golf Course, for using a Powerheart automated external defibrillator at the clubhouse to revive a 60-year-old […]

Greater Los Angeles Red Cross and Cardiac Science Host Seminar for Businesses

The American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles and Cardiac Science co-hosted a free AED seminar at the Greater Los Angeles ARC chapter. 15 companies took part in a very interactive and informative presentation discussing AED/CPR training to create awareness about the importance of having AEDs available at every place of business. (From left to right, click […]

School AEDs? Make sure they’re on the sidelines at every game: Cardiac Science for the week of August 24

School AEDs? Make sure they’re on the sidelines at every game Earlier this month, 15-year-old Michael White collapsed on the football field during a scrimmage at Cary High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. WRAL.com reported that a doctor at the game performed CPR until an ambulance arrived and used an automated external defibrillator (AED) to restore a […]

Defibrillators saving lives at pools, gyms, and schools: Cardiac Science for the week of Aug. 3

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Pool AED used in rescue of teen swimmer in Denver Jordan Myhre has Long QT syndrome, a heart rhythm condition that can leave someone vulnerable to sudden cardiac arrest. Long QT syndrome is rare, and often goes undiagnosed. That […]