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AEDs in Portugal: New law encourages AED use

Following the passage of a law that regulates and encourages the use ofautomated external defibrillators (AEDs) outside hospital environments, organizations throughout Portugal are equipping their buildings with the life-saving devices. The law allows laypersons who have completed AED training to use AEDs to provide aid to victims of sudden cardiac arrest. (Cardiac Science works closely with […]

Sudden cardiac arrest on the soccer field: This time, a save. [VIDEO]

Miguel Garcia, a professional soccer player in Salamanca, Spain, is recovering from cardiac arrest suffered on the field on Sunday. The 31-year-old player suddenly collapsed during the 61st minute of the game against. As this dramatic video shows, medical staff were able to revive Garcia on the field. European soccer has a history of on-field sudden […]