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Top 5 Shocking AED Myths Answered!

Top 5 Shocking AED Myths Answered! When it comes to knowing how, what, and when to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), many people are aware only of the basics: An AED is used in an emergency. An AED uses shocks to help someone suffering from a cardiac arrest. An AED can save a life.…

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Why You Need an AED for Your Next RV Trip

Why You Need an AED for Your Next RV Trip The RVs are coming! The RVs are coming!! There is nothing quite like the feeling of hauling your food, bed, bathroom, and even the kitchen sink all in one convenient mobile home and exploring the great outdoors! Although the camping season may be postponed for…

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Why cardiac arrest happens

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 35,000 to 45,000 people die of sudden cardiac arrest each year with a frequency of roughly 1 per 1000 people 35 years of age or older per year. Sadly, the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest (outside of a hospital) is approximately 5 percent.…