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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 Guest Contributor

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 Guest Contributor

How to Respond to Sudden Cardiac Arrest Emergencies

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, and we want to celebrate by educating you on what we do best: saving lives. Together, we can strengthen our individual links in the chain of survival, keeping our families and communities safer.  What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest? Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a condition where the heart […]

AED INFO, CPR, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Written by Guest Contributor

Broken Heart Syndrome

Scientists are uncovering new information about the COVID-19 virus with every passing day, and we are constantly learning about the direct and indirect effects of this pandemic. A group of researchers at Cleveland Clinic has found a significant increase over the past several months of patients experiencing broken heart syndrome. In clinical terms, broken heart […]

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Drones Allow AEDs to be Delivered Within the Critical Minutes That Matter Most

Here at AED.US, we talk a lot about automated external defibrillators – it’s in our name. But we want to emphasize why we love these portable, user-friendly, life-saving devices. Let’s start with the cold, hard facts. Every year, nearly 400,000 sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) occur out of hospitals. The only treatment for an SCA is […]

AED INFO, Written by Guest Contributor