Written by Blaire

Changing Pads and Battery: Philips FRx AED

Changing Pads and Battery on the Philips FRx AED 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 Philips FRx AED. To prepare for an emergency, you want to keep the electrodes connected to the unit at all […]

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National EMS Week- Safety Tuesday

EMS week celebrates both the EMS profession and professionals for the vital role they play in the healthcare continuum. Today we’re going to highlight Tuesday which is “Safety Day.” What word do you think of when someone says first responders? The first word that pops in our heads is “selfless.” These professionals are constantly there […]

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10 Ways to Fit More Fitness Into Your Day

Being physically active is a major step toward good heart health. It’s one of the most effective tools for strengthening the heart muscle, keeping weight under control and warding off the artery damage. The modern lifestyle is far from an active one. Many of us spend hours sitting down, either working, watching TV or driving […]

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Warning Signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

We’ve all heard the warning signs for a heart attack. Pressure, tightness, pain that goes down the arm and into the neck or jaw, nausea, fatigue, shortness of breath. We also know that a heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are not the same thing. To review, a heart attack usually occurs when the flow […]

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What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

If you’ve been on our blog before, you’ve heard us talk about Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when an electrical malfunction of the heart causes it to suddenly stop beating. This is usually caused by an abnormal heart rhythm called ventricular fibrillation (VF), in which the heart quivers and cannot effectively pump […]

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First Compressions with Blaire Czarniecki

Where are you from? I’m a Southern bird. I was born in Greenville, SC, grew up in Rutherfordton, NC (small town USA) lived in Tennessee for several years before landing back in Greenville. What drew you to work at Coro Medical? I worked with Matt and Tommy at DXE Medical and am very passionate about […]

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Can You Use an AED on a Pregnant Woman?

Can You Use an AED on a Pregnant Woman? At the end of every CPR class I teach, we play a game of True or False. One of the most common questions each time is, “Can you use an AED on a pregnant woman?” While there often appears to be some uncertainty, the answer is […]

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