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King’s College Cambridge commits to helping save lives

King’s College Cambridge staff are enhancing their ability to help save lives by installing a second defibrillator in its grounds. The East of England Ambulance Service is backing the work between the college and national charity Community HeartBeat Trust, and the defibrillator means staff have learned how to provide life saving skills while they wait for an […]

After an AED rescue, more defibrillators coming to West Dorset, UK

After a dramatic AED rescue of a 67-year-old man who suffered cardiac arrest at Bridport Leisure Center last year, more automatic external defibrillators will be installed in the West Dorset region. Related Products Powerheart AED G3 Plus Powerheart AED G3 Fully Automatic and Semi-automatic Powerheart AED G3 Pro Powerheart AED G3 Trainer AED Program Management

Shopping centre AED used to save woman’s life

Three security guards in Middleton, England, used their shopping centre’sautomated external defibrillator (AED) to revive a 75-year-old woman who had collapsed with sudden cardiac arrest. According to the AED story in the Middleton Guardian, Leigh Garratt, John Hayes and Paul Robinson did all the right things. Garratt, who works for Reliance, the company that manages the Middleton Shopping […]

Experts urge AEDs for Europe’s sports arenas

More than 25% of Europe’s major sports arenas lacked AEDs. A study published last month in the European Heart Journal said that many European sports arenas are ill-equipped to deal with cardiac events that may strike spectators, players, or officials. Researchers surveyed 187 sports arenas in 10 countries that played host to 190 football (soccer) clubs. During the 2005-2006 […]

Gloucester, UK, ICD support group donates AEDs to local school

Powerheart AED at Cleeve School, Cheltenham, UK A donation of two Powerheart G3 AEDs to Cleeve School, Cheltenham, is just the beginning of a local AED project in Gloucester, UK. The North Cloucestershire ICD (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator) Support Group and the Cleeve Vale Rotary Club co-sponsored the school donation. It placed one AED in the school reception […]

Lincolnshire AEDs: Lives saved through the LIVES program

Community AEDs and LIVES first responders make a difference in Lincolnshire, UK Placing automated external defibrillators(AEDs) in the community and training LIVES volunteers is making a dramatic difference in Lincolnshire, U.K. Community members trained as LIVES volunteers can be first responders, increasing the chances that a cardiac arrest victim in Lincolnshire will receive a life-saving shock. […]

Why you need to strengthen your community’s chain-of-survival

United Press International (UPI) reports that according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, the chance of surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has remained unchanged over the last 30 years. The analysis of 79 studies involving 142,740 patients, published inCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, found 23.8 percent of the patients survived to hospital admission […]

Public access defibrillation programs in Serbia

June 8 meeting (left to right): Tamas Kecskemeti, Cardiac Science; Steve Jelfs, Cardiac Science; Dr. Evgenije Segedi, General Manager (distributor of CSC); Velimir Radosavljević, general manager of airport Nikola Tesla; Dr Nevena Karanović, cardiologist, Deputy Minister in Ministry of Health, Republic of Serbia; interpreter (in background); Cameron Werker, Senior Commercial officer, US Embassy; Prof. dr […]

Powerheart AED in Germany: For dental surgery and more

IDS International Dental Show in Cologne While Cardiac Science is headquartered in the U.S., we do business all over the world. We serve customers in Europe, Asia, and the American, and our extended network of distributors reaches customers in roughly 100 countries. Customers outside the U.S. make up about one-third of Cardiac Science’s sales volume. Here’s […]