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10 Reasons Why CPR is Important

CPR is a critical life-saving procedure. Being CPR certified means you know how to quickly and properly administer…

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AED Signage Requirements and State AED Laws

When a cardiac emergency happens, bystanders need to take immediate action by calling 911, initiating CPR, and…

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AED With a Pacemaker: Can You Use a Defibrillator on Someone With a Pacemaker?

People with pacemakers implanted in their chests can experience cardiac arrest, too. You can use an AED…

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Rhode Island Now Requires All 911 Operators to be Trained in Providing CPR Instructions Over the Phone

If you have never been in the unfortunate situation of having to call 911 for a medical…

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New Connecticut AED Law Requires Health Clubs to Have an AED

According to the Red Cross, “Sudden Cardiac Arrest is among the leading causes of death in the…

Cardioversion Vs Defibrillation

Cardioversion vs. Defibrillation: Everything You Need to Know

Cardioversion and defibrillation are both treatments which treat abnormal heart rhythms, called arrhythmias. Arrhythmias can occur in…

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New Texas Legislation Leads the Way Into the Future of AEDs

On September 1, 2021, a pioneering Texas law regarding AEDs came into effect. The new law (SB199)…

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What Is A DNR?

Certain people have a do-not-resuscitate medical order, commonly known as a DNR. It is important to know what a…

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CPR vs. AED Training: What’s the Difference?

Each day in the U.S., over 1,000 people suffer from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Of those, only 10% survive. It’s…

What Is Janet’s Law Compliance

What Is Janet’s Law Compliance?

Janet’s Law requires New Jersey public and non-public schools to be equipped with an automated external defibrillator (AED) to save…

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Universal Precautions: Understanding Their Purpose and Importance in Healthcare

Working in a hospital setting is not an easy job. There are endless precautions to take, terms…

When Not to Use a Defibrillator: Do’s and Don’ts of Using an AED

When To and When Not to Use an AED: Do’s and Dont’s of Using a Defibrillator

Knowing when not to use a defibrillator is just as important as knowing how to use an AED, and…