Tag Archives: defibrillation

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 […]