At Cardiac Science, we’ve been at the forefront of developing defibrillators for many years, both manufacturing and selling AEDs and training devices to help save lives across the globe. However, while we often talk about new and innovative product developments, we rarely discuss the past.
Having peace of mind can go a long way, especially when it comes to the performance of potentially life-saving equipment. After all, knowing that your AED will perform when you need it could mean much less stress when it matters most. That’s why we offer AED warranties with all our devices. So you can feel […]
Cardiac Science UK has donated a Powerheart G5 AED to Burnage Rugby Club in Heaton Mersey.
The problem with Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is that it’s just that – sudden. Apparently healthy people can collapse anywhere and at any time, and public transport is no exception.
Purchasing an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a major step towards protecting your organisation, your customers and the wider community against sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Beyond the point of purchase, there are many ways to get the most out of your AED and promote heart health in your workplace. Making sure people know that your […]
Recently, we were delighted to hear that the top German football club, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, has installed a Cardiac Science Powerheart® defibrillator at its BayArena football stadium. Brought in on the advice of team Doctor Karl-Heinrich Dittmar, the AED will be there to protect the club’s players, staff, and supporters from the devastating consequences of […]
In a rescue situation, preparation is power. Having the right medical equipment to hand and the appropriate training to use it could be lifesaving if someone in your vicinity experiences a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). That’s why we’re encouraging people to make heart-safety education a priority for AED Awareness Week 2019. This AED Awareness Week, […]
As of 31st January 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) will require the use of an instrumented feedback device or manikin in all AHA adult CPR training courses. This means that there needs to be a device or manikin that provides either audio or visual feedback (or both) on the rate and depth of compressions […]
Having a fully functioning AED to hand at your workplace or community space is great. But if you happen to have two incidents in a short space of time, the second sudden cardiac arrest sufferer can be left helpless. This is because you can’t use the same set of pads twice. Despite many people ordering […]
February is National Heart Awareness Month. Everyone has a heart. And it’s important that we understand how to keep it healthy and stay informed about the risks of heart related conditions. Coronary heart disease remains a leading cause of death in the UK, accounting for 10.9% of deaths in England & Wales in 2017¹. That’s […]
Under the latest government plans for health education, children in secondary schools will be taught basic life-saving skills and first aid from 2020. The new proposals will ensure that school leavers in England are able to administer potentially lifesaving CPR techniques, understand the purpose of defibrillators and treat common injuries.
Did you know that cold weather can significantly affect the performance of your AED? From draining the battery to freezing the water-based gel found in the pads, the decisions you make about AED storage in winter can make a big difference to your defibrillator’s rescue-readiness. It’s therefore vital to consult AED storage guidelines, to ensure […]