Written by Blaire

Can I use an AED on a Pregnant Woman?

At the end of every CPR class I teach, we play a game of True or False. Every time the question pops up, “Can an AED be used on a pregnant woman?” I get mixed answers. The correct answer: TRUE! Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can happen to ANYONE.  More than 360,000 people each year die […]

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Protect Your Heart From the Heat

Summer is here! While we enjoy longer days, trips to the beach and cookouts …we also deal with rise in temperate. If you live in the South like we do (hello Music City!) you know we also have an increase in humidity.  Sudden Cardiac Arrest can be a complication of heat stroke and electrolyte imbalance. […]

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AEDs at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Working in the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Industry, we’ve conditioned ourselves to see an AED from a mile away. We are happy to see them in public places and enjoy having conversations about AEDs with people we meet. We know how important it is to have one in the event of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. We […]

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How to Change the Pads & Battery on a Physio-Control LIFEPAK CR Plus

Blaire: This is Blaire with Coro Medical, home of AED.US, and today we are going to go over how to change the pads and battery in the Physio-Control LIFEPAK CR Plus AED. Charge-Paks: The pads and battery come together as a “charge pak” and you can order that from us with either one set of pads […]

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CPR Soundtrack

Coro Medical, home of AED.US, is located in “Music City” and we are a distributor of AEDs and Defibrillators. Incorporating two things we’re passionate about, music with CPR chest compressions, is a great way to make sure you’re doing CPR correctly. What are chest compressions? In the minutes following a cardiac arrest, the body has […]

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Woman saved by AED in Gym

We’ve all heard the saying, “in the right place at the right time.”  Luann Sourintha is living proof of this idiom. She’s also living to tell her story thanks to an off-duty Columbus Police officer who used an AED to save her life at the gym. Luann Sourintha thought she’d get one more workout in […]

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How to Change Pads on the ZOLL AED Plus with Blaire

Blaire: This is Blaire with Coro Medical, home of AED.US, and today we’re going to go over how to change the pads in the ZOLL AED Plus. CPR-D Padz & Stat Padz: There are two types of pads that work with this unit: one being the CPR-D Padz that give the CPR feedback; those have a […]

AED INFO, Written by Blaire