New Product Alert: LifeVac

Did you know choking is the leading cause of death in children and accidental deaths in persons over 65? That’s why AED.US is now carrying the LifeVac. The LifeVac is a non-powered, non-invasive, single-use airway clearance device developed for resuscitating a victim with an airway obstruction when current choking protocols are unsuccessful. LifeVac has a […]

Highlights from AHA Heart and Stroke Statistics 2022 Update

The National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association annually report the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors. The American Heart Association’s latest report, Heart and Stroke Statistics – 2022 Update, highlighted that cardiac arrest remains a public health crisis. Report Highlights Regardless of being a leading cause of […]

Everything You Need to Know to Manage your AED

Whether you are required to have an AED, or make the voluntary decision to have one, once you have an AED, it is important to maintain your AED and ensure compliance with any federal, state or local ordinances. These requirements vary from state to state.  At minimum, the federal government and each individual state require […]

How Do I Know Which Pads I Need for my AED?

Did you know out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival rates double when an automated external defibrillator (AED) is used within 3-5 minutes? That’s why having a working AED on hand during emergencies is so critical when every second counts. One essential component of an AED includes the AED pads, also called “electrodes,” which use adhesive [...]

AED Checklist, Storage, and Maintenance Guide

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a high-powered, life-saving device that requires ongoing maintenance and care. In this guide, we'll discuss our recommendations for proper AED storage and maintenance requirements to ensure it’s always ready for rescue and in compliance. Keep reading to learn more and see our six-step AED checklist. Proper AED Storage AEDs [...]

The Best AEDs in 2022

In this article, we'll discuss the best AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) in 2022 based on different environments and use cases. These scenarios include extreme heat and cold weather, extreme moisture, indoor use, outdoor use, and travel, as well as the best AEDs for parents and first responders. Whether it’s CPR coaching, durability, user-friendliness, ease of [...]