What are the different kinds of AED Batteries?

Each of the 7 AED brands available in Canada has created different kinds of model-specific batteries for their AEDs. The brands are: Cardiac-Science, Defibtech, Heartsine, Philips, Physio Control, Schiller, and Zoll. We have outlined a battery comparison and explanation below in hopes of making the choice of which AED to purchase a little easier.  …

Can Heart Disease be Reversed?

In Canada, heart disease accounts for 27% of deaths, about 66,000 annually. Reduce the chance of cardiovascular disease and increase life expectancy by eating healthy, exercising, and taking care of your body, and leave bad habits like smoking and abundant alcohol consumption in the past. Heart disease can not only be prevented but also reduced…

Reducing Cardiac Arrest in Pediatric Heart Patients

Congenital heart conditions are common in Canada, and it is important to know how to reduce cardiac arrest in pediatric heart patients. Thanks to medical advancements, the survival rate for children living with heart conditions has greatly improved. However, as caregivers, we want to encourage our children to live healthy lives and promote healthy heart…