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When NOT to Use an AED

When NOT to Use an AED How wonderful is it to think that a single electrical device can ‘re-boot’ a heart and save a life! Amazing! It is the ultimate goal to have AEDs (automated external defibrillators) easily accessible all over the world – in public places, homes, sports arenas, and everywhere else people like...

The Differences Between Public AEDs and Defibrillators in Hospitals

The Differences Between Public AEDs and Defibrillators in Hospitals When you hear the word ‘AED’ or ‘defibrillator’ you probably think of a hospital scene with a nurse pushing a giant cart into a room and a doctor shouting “Clear!” The use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is all too familiar in today’s television shows...