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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 [...]
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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 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 [...]
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The Best AEDs in 2024

In this article, we’ll discuss the best AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) in 2023 based on different environments and use cases. These situations include very hot and cold weather, very wet conditions, using indoors, using outdoors, and when traveling. Also, the top AEDs for parents and first responders. These factors include CPR guidance, durability, user-friendliness, maintenance, […]

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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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Prepare for the Unexpected this 4th of July

We’re all excited for a “normal” Independence Day - with family, food, and fireworks, many Americans are gearing up for a fun and exciting weekend. But it’s important to celebrate safely: every year around the 4th of July, we see a spike in accidents and ER visits.  During the two weeks surrounding the 4th of [...]
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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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