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We Support California AB 379

Revive Solutions wholeheartedly supports California’s Assembly Bill 379. AB 379 would require the same protocols used for concussions in youth and high school sports to apply to when a youth athlete appears to be suffering from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) related symptoms.   Every year in the United States, over 10,000 children die of SCA. …

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Pinch Hitting with a Defibrillator

The Importance of How AED Manufacturers Test Usability with Human Factors Testing As you board an airplane, instantly the flight attendant rushes over, shouting, “Hey, it’s an emergency! The pilot didn’t show up today so we need you to fly the plane!” He grabs you and drags you into the cockpit, where a baffling array …

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AED Programs Need an Overhaul

  Lockport Illinois woman Sued Retail Giant Amazon As reported in the Chicago Tribune, a Lockport Illinois woman is suing retail giant Amazon due to the January 23, 2017 death of her husband. Linda Becker claims her husband, Thomas Becker, died as a result of numerous delays during the attempted rescue of her husband. Furthermore, …

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4 Reasons AEDs Aren’t Everywhere

I asked Dr. Asif Ali, a renowned cardiologist in Texas, “Where should AEDs be placed to improve survival rates from ~10% for Out-of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)?”, and his response was simple… “Everywhere,”. I can almost guarantee you that you’d receive the same answer if you asked any physician that question… and when they give that response, they …

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Revive Solutions – Our promise to you

Welcome to the first post in Revive’s blog series! My name is Sameer Jafri and I’m the Co-Founder & President/COO of Revive Solutions, Inc and the Co-Founder & President of Saving Hearts Foundation. For the last four years, I’ve been involved in Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) prevention efforts, with the goal of working to significantly …

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