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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]