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Types of Defibrillators CLEAR!! When thinking of defibrillators, you probably imagine a hospital TV drama that is using the famous paddles to revive someone in cardiac arrest. The doctor shouts ‘clear’ and everyone stands back and waits for the device to work its magic. (Did you know there is actually a lot done incorrectly on...

#FromThe Heart – Local Nurse Never Imagined She Would Save a Child’s Life at Her Son’s Hockey Game

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#FromThe Heart - Local Nurse Never Imagined She Would Save a Child's Life at Her Son's Hockey Game Saving a life is truly an exceptional act. A person’s life is in danger and through the kindness and assistance of friends, family, or the strangers nearby, they can be saved. At First Edition, we applaud those...

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...
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