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Causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has affected millions of families every year. Even today, this condition is still considered as a mystery. The condition is described as the abrupt death of an infant below 1 year old that could not  be clarified even after an autopsy and close investigation of the scene as well as […]

Is it important to invest on a home-use AED?

An automated external defibrillator or AED are specialized defibrillators that can be used on individuals experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. These are portable devices that can analyze the heart rhythms, detect abnormal rhythms and provide an electric shock if needed. Understandably, CPR is initially perform and also important since it keeps the blood flowing to the […]

Why organizations needs an AED program management service

It is recorded that out-of-hospital cardiac arrests have affected thousands of people all over the world with the estimated survival rate of less than 5%. At the present, an increasing number of businesses and organizations are already incorporating automated external defibrillator (AED) programs since AED is the solution for treating sudden cardiac arrest in the […]

How to use an AED

If you suspect that an individual is experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest, you have to check the individual first before utilizing an AED or automated external defibrillator.  In case the individual suddenly collapsed or passed out or if unconscious, you have to confirm if he/she cannot respond. Shout or shake the individual to make sure he/she […]

When to use an AED?

An AED or automated external defibrillator is used on an individual who is experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest as a way to save his/her life. The most common cause of sudden cardiac arrest is an arrhythmia, specifically ventricular fibrillation in which the heart no longer beats normally. Instead, the heart quivers at a rapid pace […]