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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...

Where to Buy an AED

Where to Buy an AED
Where to Buy an AED You’ve been convinced of the importance of AED’s and need one for your home or office (or any other place you and your family frequent). Now you’re asking, “where do I buy an AED?” There are many different brands and distributors that will carry AEDs. It is up to you...

Do I Need Child Pads for My AED?

Do I Need Child Pads for My AED
Do I Need Child Pads for My AED?   Congratulations! You have decided to purchase an AED and are taking the first step towards preparedness. Now that you have the AED and the adult pads included in the package, do you need child pads for your AED? AED infant/child pads are used in emergencies on...

When to Use an AED in an Emergency

When to Use an AED in an Emergency
When to Use an AED in an Emergency   When an emergency occurs and a person requires CPR, using an AED can multiply the individual’s chance of survival exponentially. But when you come across an emergency, do you know when to use an AED? Is an AED always necessary? Imagine it is an average day,...
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