Tag Archives: Chain of Survival

The Effect of CPR on Bystanders

I was 15 years old, sitting at a restaurant when a man collapsed. He was following the hostess to his seat, fell forward into a table and dropped to his back on the floor. I watched good Samaritans try and help this man. I was frozen in fear, grasping onto my mother and shaking. I […]

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Do I need myAED Program Management?  

Providing an AED is the first step in preparing for cardiac arrest.  The second step is the maintenance of an AED. The third step is one that is often overlooked but is extremely important: Establishing an AED Program Management System. myAED Program Management  is an all-inclusive digital program that safeguards readiness by maintaining equipment expirations, legal […]

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Our First #HowToSaveALife AED Donation Winner: Lucas Lepri

At AED.us, “our goal is to place Automated External Defibrillators where they will be most effectively utilized, and Our Mission, Our Passion, Our Duty is to forge stronger links into the chain of survival.” As part of our commitment to helping communities become more aware of Sudden Cardiac Arrest, we have started our first annual […]

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The American Heart Association Changes Their Guidelines For 2019

In 2015, the American Heart Association issued their new guidelines, which included updates for CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and ECC (Emergency Cardiovascular Care) training courses. Every few years, they will make changes to support new techniques and equipment that prove to increase a victims’ chances of survival during sudden cardiac arrest or an emergency response system. […]

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WNBA All-Star Leading the Way in AED Donations

One of the WNBA’s finest players, Tina Charles, is using her success to help others! As a 5-time WNBA All-Star, Most Valuable Player, Olympic Gold Medal winner, and fastest women’s basketball player, she has taken it upon herself to help save lives in communities around the world. Tina has been passionate about spreading awareness and […]

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March Madness!

Basketball Players and Sudden Cardiac Arrest  NCAA Basketball player, Hank Gathers, made national news in 1989 when he collapsed during a Loyola Marymount University home game against UC Santa Barbara. He was 23 years old when he died from sudden cardiac arrest. Although he was previously diagnosed with an arrhythmia and prescribed medicine for it, […]

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