Tag Archives: defibrillation

Jon Seale is putting AEDs in more Colorado schools [VIDEO]

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology News report covers Colorado school AEDs and AED legislation While a growing number of states require that schools have automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and AED-trained staff on their premises,Colorado AED laws do not require them for public or private schools. Some […]

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 […]

Hong Kong hotel celebrates AED save

The Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong got together on May 6 to celebrate the guest’s life they saved a month earlier. Staff involved in the rescue received pins proclaiming, “I helped save someone’s life.” A retired couple and their two adult children, had just arrived in Hong Kong, their first stop on a month-long Asian […]

Public access to defibrillators in Romania [VIDEO]

Dozens of Romanian public media and medical news outlets covered a recent Cardiac Science presentation in Bucharest about automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and government-support programs that provide public access to defibrillators. Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Health, Dr. Raed Arafat; Keith Kirkham, senior commercial officer for the U.S. Embassy; Steve Jelfs, Cardiac Science international clinical manager for […]