Tag Archives: Powerheart

Investment in defibrillators pays off at ConAgra: Cardiac Science for the week of April 12

Investment in defibrillators pays off at ConAgra The Omaha World-Herald reports that ConAgra has placed automated external defibrillators in every facility with more than 10 employees. The company’s decision paid off in January when staff at ConAgra’s largest plant, in Russellville, Arkansas, used one of the AEDs to restart the heart of an employee who suffered a cardiac event […]

AED saves young athlete; father urges ECG screenings

Editor’s note: A little over a month ago our guest blogger, Larry Gurganious, nearly lost his son to sudden cardiac arrest. Larry would like to share his story with us for the purpose of greater cardiac awareness, especially among young athletes. Larry Gurganious: On February 2, 2010, my son collapsed three-fourths of the way through his high […]

Warriors forward Ronny Turiaf donates AEDs and training to Oakland-area groups: News for the week of March 15

Warriors forward Ronny Turiaf donates AEDs and training to Oakland-area groups Golden State Warriors forward Ronny Turiaf donates Powerheart AEDs Golden State Warriors forward and heart-surgery survivor Ronny Turiaf is donating Powerheart automated external defibrillators (AEDs), along with AED and CPR training, to five Oakland area organizations. Each group will receive: • a Powerheart AED G3 • […]

Arizona defibrillator rescue: City of Yuma recognizes golf pro who used Powerheart AED

Yuma, Arizona, city officials honor golf pro Rich Walton, who used CPR and a Powerheart AED to revive a golfer who suffered sudden cardiac arrest The city of Yuma, Arizona, recognized Rich Walton, the golf pro at the city’s Desert Hills Golf Course, for using a Powerheart automated external defibrillator at the clubhouse to revive a 60-year-old […]

AED: Pregnant woman and her baby saved by Powerheart defibrillator

We often get calls and emails telling us about lives saved by a Powerheart automated external defibrillator. But it’s rare that we hear about a Powerheart AED that saves two lives at once. A baby girl born in Arizona in May 2009 had been rescued on Nov. 11, 2008, after her 24-year-old mother in her first […]