Tag Archives: Defibrillator

Restart a Heart Day 2017

Monday 16th October 2017 saw another Restart a Heart Day completed and what a fantastic day it was!  Schools across the UK and Europe took part in this designated day of action which aims to teach vital lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to as many people as possible. This year was its fourth year bringing young […]

Tragic Death of Partington Great-Grandma results in AED donation

Following the untimely death of Partington great-grandma Margaret Pickering earlier this year, Cardiac Science has donated two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in a bid to ensure that the same tragedy never happens again in the Trafford town.

Cheadle Hulme gets new community access defibrillator

A scheme run by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) – Cardiac Smart – has helped deliver a community AED (automated external defibrillator) to the Stockport suburb of Cheadle Hulme.

Chester Primary School takes charge of life-saving defib

A primary school in Broughton near Chester has acquired its first AED (automated external defibrillator) thanks to the efforts of a passionate parent from another school in the area.

Sudden cardiac arrest: Research and awareness in Australia

A new research study about to launch in Australia will test the effectiveness of intravenous cold saline treatment, administered by paramedics, to reduce brain injury in victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]