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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 today's blog, we're discussing our recommendations for proper AED storage and maintenance requirements to ensure it's always ready for rescue and in compliance. Proper AED Storage AEDs are critical pieces of equipment and must be appropriately stored [...]
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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 [...]
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How to Use an AED

Roughly 356,000 people suffer from out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) each year in the United States. SCA is caused by an electrical malfunction of the heart which leads to an improper heartbeat. In many instances, an automated external defibrillator (AED) will be needed to send an electric pulse to the heart to restore normal rhythm. [...]
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All About our Encore Series AEDs

When you purchase a defibrillator, there are many decisions to make: which brand? Which model? Automatic or manual? New or refurbished? Luckily, experts at AED.US are more than happy to provide you with all of the information that you need to get the defibrillator that’s right for you. In this post, we want to educate [...]
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CPR & AED Awareness Week

This week is CPR and AED Awareness Week. In 2007, the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council worked together to create CPR and AED Awareness Week. Congress unanimously agreed and designated June 1-7 each year to CPR and AED Awareness Week to focus on the importance of knowing [...]
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AED Pad Placement Guide

Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) are used when someone has a sudden cardiac arrest. They’re designed to enable anyone – regardless of medical training – to use them, but rescuers still need to know the correct AED pad placement to deliver effective treatment. This can be an intimidating step in the rescue process for some, so […]

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What Does a Defibrillator Do?

What is a Defibrillator? Before we can answer “what does a defibrillator do?”, let’s first define what a defibrillator is. A defibrillator is a device that sends electric shocks or pulses to the heart – think about the machines that doctors use in television shows when they yell “clear!” However, defibrillators come in many different […]

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