According to the American Heart Association, the survival rate of people who experience sudden cardiac arrest is 5 times higher (40%) than Continue reading The Seattle Study
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Although Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are instrumental in converting lethal heart rhythms into better manageable ones, an AED is useless if it doesn’t work or if no one is willing to use it. According to a recent report published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, 1,150 cardiac arrest deaths in a 15 year period are connected to the failure of an AED. Continue reading The Importance of AED Maintenance and Visibility
By learning CPR, you know how to keep a person’s blood oxygenated and circulating throughout the body when their own heart and lungs cannot. But CPR does not treat the underlying cause of cardiac arrest.