Are you on the fence about purchasing an AED for your workplace? Are you concerned about liability? What about the cost of an AED? Most new AEDs’ range in price from $1,200-1,800. They come with all the accessories needed to assist in preparing the patient, including a CPR mask for breaths. The liability is virtually …Read More about "“Cardiac arrest survival greatly increases when bystanders use an AED!"
AEDs & Fitness Centers have always been a great combination due to the risk of a cardiac event caused by strenuous activity. Studies prove that an AED is highly useful in this environment. In fact, a fairly recent occurence of a cardiac arrest at a gym in Longview, Washington highlighted the importance of an AED when …Read More about "AEDs & Fitness Centers"
High Performance CPR is achieving solid results! CPR in the field, outside the hospital, looks quite different than you may remember it from the past. High Performance CPR is the preferred approach today. It involves the goal of obtaining the carotid pulse of the cardiac arrest CPR patient by first responders such as firefighters and …Read More about "High Performance CPR"
High Quality CPR is the latest effort among 911 CPR providers to enhance the survivability of a cardiac arrest patient. It involves several key components to achieve success. Primarily, it focuses on compression quality and the return of ROSC (return of a carotid pulse) prior to transporting the patient. Transporting a patient prior to getting …Read More about "High Quality CPR"
The CPR changes for 2015 are based on numerous studies and research and represent the latest in cardiovascular science. The methods have not changed much from 2010, but are clarified to represent the best approach for successful resuscitation. I can certainly tell you from experience that these methods do work. One of the biggest factors …Read More about "CPR changes for 2015"