Tag Archives: Pennsylvania AED

School science fair project spurs purchase of ball field AEDs

In Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, the community baseball and softball league has launched a heart-safety initiative that includes an important investment in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for their play fields. Cardiac Science Powerheart AEDs will be installed this week at Sol Feinstone Complex and Lookout Park by Upper Makefield Baseball and Softball. Coaches are being trained in CPR […]

Philadelphia parents lobby for AEDs: Cardiac Science for the week of May 17

Philadelphia parents lobby for AEDs: “Rec centers can’t afford not to have them.” The family of cardiac arrest victim Danny Rumph is leading a campaign in Philadelphia to getautomated external defibrillators (AEDs) into all the city’s public recreation centers. If the center where 21-year-old Danny collapsed and died five years ago had owned one, Danny might […]

Harrah’s AED save: Pennsylvania casino staff rescue cardiac arrest victim

At Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack in Pennsylvania, staff used one of the casino’s Powerheart automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to revive a man who had collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest. The casino industry was one fo the first to recognize the value of having AEDs on the premises, and training staff to use them. According to the account […]

Nick’s Angel Day: Nine years after his sudden cardiac death

Nine years ago today, Chris and Skip Over lost their son Nicholas to sudden cardiac arrest. Nine years ago today, Chris and Skip Over lost their son Nick to sudden cardiac arrest. A handsome, lively 20-year-old studying to be a computer technician, Nicholas was apparently in perfect health. After he died in his sleep, his […]