CPR

The Importance of CPR Training at the Workplace

Here at AED.US, we are committed to forging stronger links in the chain of survival. We talk constantly about the importance of empowering bystanders to initiate the rescue process. Now we’re going to make a case for why all employers should provide First Aid and CPR training to their employees.  First, and most importantly, CPR [...]
CPR, Written by Blaire

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 [...]
AED INFO, CPR, Written by Blaire

Protect Your Children with Mobilize Rescue Systems

Childcare is difficult, messy, and sometimes even scary. Traumatic injuries to children, though often preventable, account for 8,000 hospital visits each day in the United States. On average, there are 12,175 deaths each year on account of unintended injuries to children 0-19 years old. Let’s break down those numbers.  For babies younger than one year […]

CPR, Written by Blaire

Why Are Women Less Likely to Receive Bystander CPR?

Something doesn’t add up: women are at lower risk for sudden cardiac arrest than men, per a 2016 American Heart Association study. But men have a 23% greater chance of surviving an SCA. This same study also revealed that men are more likely to receive bystander CPR. That’s a difference of 6% for SCAs that […]

CPR, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Written by Blaire

Sixty-six Years a Survivor: Stan Wisniewski SCA Story

Stan Wisniewski just celebrated 66 years since he survived his sudden cardiac arrest in 1954. Stan interviewed with the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation for the occasion, and his story is nothing short of incredible. He takes us back to the day it happened: December 17, 1954. It’s Friday, and Stan is working as a radiology […]

CPR, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Survivor Story, Written by Blaire

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: What to Do

Would you know what steps to take if your friend, co-worker, stranger, or loved one suddenly became unconscious or unresponsive? In honor of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, we have outlined the 5 steps to take during a sudden cardiac arrest emergency. Print this downloadable poster to hang throughout your house and workplace to ensure […]

AED INFO, CPR, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Written by Blaire
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