A drained AED battery or an EMS dispatch agent not knowing of a nearby AED is a tragic situation to run into when a sudden cardiac arrest victim’s chances of survival is slipping by the minute.
Registering can help but to maximize the potential of successful resuscitation, all doctors agree that having a medical director overseeing an AED program is crucial.
If you know of an AED nearby or have AEDs installed in your workplace please check to see if a medical director is overseeing it’s maintenance and program.
Stat PADS is the nation’s largest independent Medical Director with a proven track record of increasing survival rates in the AED programs under its supervision.
Marathon runners save the life of another
WOW. Two sales reps from Cintas, who we partner with, saved a man’s life with the AED they were selling while on a sales visit to LA Fitness, a client we also work closely with. Talk about a demonstration.
The term “we believe in the products and services we provide” hits home again.
See the video and read about it by clicking the photo link above!
What does the American Heart Association and Disco have in common?
“Stayin Alive” with “Hands-only” CPR!
It’s a novel way to increase awareness and educate the general public but I’d have to say, does it matter what tune a responding bystander is humming to when he/she is buying precious minutes of a victim’s life with perfectly paced “Hands-only” CPR?
National CPR/AED Awareness Week
The first week of June is National CPR/AED Awareness week!
It’s important to remember that heart related deaths claim the lives of more Americans than any other cause of death.
Get trained, get educated, get an AED installed in your office, and tell others to do the same!
This week many local training agencies are offering specials on training so be sure to contact your local AHA, Red cross or other certified CPR trainer to see if you can take advantage!
A man died in a Washington D.C. Metro station due to SCA. An AED was at hand but not in working condition because the batteries had been drained.
This serves as an important reminder that it is crucial to replace expired batteries and pads of an AED, just as it is to replace the battery on your smoke detector.
We can help.