Tag Archives: gym aed

California fitness center AED saves customer’s life: Cardiac Science for the week of June 21

California fitness center AED saves customer’s life Gold’s Gym in Hollister, California, keeps a Powerheart automated external defibrillator at the front desk. Fitness center AEDs are increasingly common these days, and on June 8, Ray Buzzetta, an employee at Gold’s found out just why. At 9:30 a.m., he got a report that a customer had collapsed while […]

AED rescue: Fitness center saves member’s life

Cardiac Science Customer Care (800.426.0337) took a call this week from a fitness center that wanted new pads for their automated external defibrillator (AED). They were replacing a set of pads they’d used early in the week to save a man’s life. It’s a great story, and we wanted to share it: LaCamas Swim & […]

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 […]