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New AED Legislation in California


Sudden cardiac arrest affects nearly 10,000 youth nationally per year according to the American Heart Association, while the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research reports that more student athletes die annually from sudden cardiac arrest than from sport-related trauma. As a result, more and more states are enacting AED legislation. California Assembly Bill 2009 […]

An update on state AED legislation, Part 1

Editor’s Note: More than 67 pieces of legislation concerning automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are currently before state legislatures. This is the first installment of our roundup of these bills and resolutions: Alabama AED legislation: HB 355, introduced by Representative Merika Coleman in January, is before the House Committee on Government Operations. Alabama AED Specialist Patrick Davis. California AED legislation: SB 127, […]

California school district aims to equip schools with AEDs: Cardiac Science for the week of June 28

  California school district aims to equip schools with AEDs. California school district aims to equip schools with AEDs The Poway Unified School District in San Diego has announced plans to put automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all 37 school buildings. The plan received a “go ahead” from the district’s board of trustees and their final approval […]