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Saving lives with hands-only CPR

Imagine you’ve just seen someone collapse in front of you. You dial 999 straight away, and the operator tells you how to check their breathing and pulse while you wait for an ambulance. Many people who aren’t medically trained would stop there and wait for the professionals to handle the rest. After all, you wouldn’t […]

Cardiac Rhythm and SCA

There are lots of things that can cause a person to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). While not all of these are related to problems with the heart’s functioning, the majority are. These causes are down to different cardiac rhythms – whether too fast, too slow or simply irregular. More often than not, an […]

Does a defibrillator restart a stopped heart?

We’ve all sat in suspense, watching our favourite Hollywood medical dramas, as flatlining patients are jolted back from the brink by fearless doctors wielding electric paddles. But just how accurate is this? Can a defibrillator really restart a stopped heart? The answer may surprise you.

The importance of AEDs for young children

When you hear the words ‘sudden cardiac arrest’, what do you picture? Chances are, your mind will have conjured up images of an adult in need of help. Well, although this is most often the case, it is in fact possible for both adolescents and children to also suffer sudden cardiac arrests (SCAs) – something […]

AED Leader Cardiac Science Agrees to be Acquired by Zoll

Combination of companies will deliver diversified portfolio of AED products and services for sudden cardiac arrest JUNE 11, 2019, DEERFIELD, Wisc. – Cardiac Science Corporation (CSC), a leading provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), related services and accessories, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an […]

History of AEDs

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.

Everything you need to know about your AED warranty

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 […]

How to get the most out of your AED purchase

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 […]

Top German Football Club Chooses Cardiac Science Defibrillators

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 […]

AED Awareness Week – Improving AED Education & Training

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, […]