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Sudden cardiac arrest on the basketball court: Another sports tragedy [VIDEO]

Just minutes after Wes Leonard shot the game-winning basket for Fennville High School, he lay lifeless on the floor of the court. A spectator began CPR, 911 was called, but it is not clear if the school had an automated external defibrillator (AED) or if one was used before paramedics arrived on the scene. When the ambulance […]

School AEDs: They’re prepared at Porterfield College: Cardiac Science for the week of April 19

School AEDs: They’re prepared at Porterfield College We’re pleased to see new Powerheart G3 automated external defibrillators at Porterville College in Porterville, California. The school, part of the Kern Community College District, recently added two new AEDs to protect the campus. The school had one existing AED that is being updated. The wall-mounted devices are available for […]