Tag Archives: Florida AEDs

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (FL) Upgrades to Cardiac Science Powerheart G5s

WAUKESHA, Wis., Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiac Science announced today that the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office purchased the new Powerheart® G5 automated external defibrillator (AED) to upgrade their previous generation AEDs, joining a growing list of U.S. law enforcement agencies in selecting fully automatic AED units to help protect the public and fellow […]

Boy Scouts save their leader after performing 45 minutes of CPR & defibrillation

Dr. Jose Lepervanche

“Bad experiences create good responses,” says Dr. Jose Lepervanche, a professor of management at Florida State College in Jacksonville. This is certainly true in his own life. After surviving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in 2007, Lepervanche has become a staunch advocate for CPR training and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for the Boy Scouts of America […]

How to get the most out of your AED purchase

Purchasing an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a major step toward protecting your organization, your customers, and the wider community. You can get the most out of your AED purchase by making sure the AED is easy to find in an emergency, letting people know that it’s available, showing staff how it works, and arranging for CPR […]

Commotio cordis causes teen’s fatal cardiac arrest; No AED present

Teen ballplayer Andrew Cohn died of commotio cordis after a collision with another player during a game. Medical authorities announced last week that teenage ballplayer Andrew Cohn died of commotio cordis, a fatal heart rhythm triggered by a blow to the chest. The accident occurred May 15 in Jacksonville, Florida. Cohn, 15, was playing first […]