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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 […]

Wates Group Announces Defibrillator Partnership

One of the largest privately-owned construction, development and property services companies in the UK, the Wates Group, has confirmed its commitment to the deployment of defibrillators throughout its organisation. From its UK HQ in Leatherhead, Surrey, the Wates Group will be partnering with Cardiac Science to distribute the Powerheart® G5 automated external defibrillator (AEDs) to […]

Cardiac Science wins first major public access defibrillation program in Europe

Expect Girona (700,000 population, 221 municipalities) to be a little safer thanks to Cardiac Science and Distributor MC Infotecnica. With its order of 650 automated external defibrillators (350 will be deployed in April), Girona introduces publicly accessible defibrillation to Spain in a major way. In fact, with this initiative, Spain becomes the first European country […]

AEDs in Portugal: New law encourages AED use

Following the passage of a law that regulates and encourages the use ofautomated external defibrillators (AEDs) outside hospital environments, organizations throughout Portugal are equipping their buildings with the life-saving devices. The law allows laypersons who have completed AED training to use AEDs to provide aid to victims of sudden cardiac arrest. (Cardiac Science works closely with […]

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 […]