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Congratulations UK Motorsport: AED registration leads to free iPod

Darlington Motor Club Rescue Units Congratulations to Chris Gibson for winning a free iPod by registering hisPowerheart AED G3 Prowith Cardiac Science. Chris was kind enough to grant us an interview, so we talked to him about what prompted his AED purchase and why he chose the Powerheart G3 Pro over its competitors. Cardiac Science: What motivated you to […]

The Bystander Factor: When an AED is not enough

Research shows that having an automated external defibrillator AED nearby can dramatically increase the survival rate for witnessed incidents of sudden cardiac arrest. It’s  heart-wrenching when someone collapses from sudden cardiac arrest and people rush to the victim’s aid — only to discover there is no AED available. Seconds count, but an ambulance is several miles, or several minutes, […]

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 […]

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training: Cardiac Science for the week of March 29

Drownings spur Australian community to get AED and AED training CPR and AED training in Ballina, New South Wales (Photo: Ballina Shire Advocate online) It takes an ambulance as much as 25 minutes to reach communities on the south side of the Richmond River in Ballina, New South Wales — far too long to be […]

Oregon AED law updated to relieve liability concerns

A new Oregon law modifies the state’s automated external defibrillator (AED) requirements that went into effect Jan. 1. The changes set forth in the new bill affect large business and health clubs. SB 556, passed in 2009, required the owners of large business to have an AED on the premises. The law defined “a place of public […]