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Can You Buy an AED for Home Use?

Annually, in the United States, 356,000 cases of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest occur. Moreover, 68.5% of the 356,000 cases happen in a person’s home or residence. These facts beg the question to be answered: Can I buy an AED for home use? The short answer to if you can have a home AED is yes. […]

AED Battery Life: 4 Things To Know

Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs, are amazing devices that have been proven to save lives. Using small adhesive pads with electrodes, AEDs can detect irregular rhythms in the heart and deliver a small electrical shock to restore normal function if necessary. The brilliance of AED technology hasn’t been overlooked by state governments in the U.S. […]

Top 10 AED Brands to Compare

While searching for the right automated external defibrillator, or AED, you’ve likely noticed there are many AED brands to choose from. The question is: which AED brand is the right one for you? First and foremost, finding the right AED to buy depends on your needs. Are you buying one for personal use? Or, are […]

Do I Need AED Program Management?

For someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest, having a nearby AED can save their life. Nevertheless, an AED must be properly maintained so that it is always ready in case it needs to be used. Depending on your state, you might also have AED maintenance legislation requiring consistent upkeep of your public AEDs. To help you […]

New vs. Used vs. Refurbished AED: Pros and Cons

In the United States, more than 356,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur annually. Unfortunately, the majority—90%—of these incidents are fatal. Despite this, there are medical interventions that can be implemented to reduce the risks of fatality.   Over the past decade, AEDs have become a regular installation in public buildings like schools, airports, and shopping centers. An […]

Can You Use Child AED Pads on Adults?

An important step in preparing for emergencies is ensuring you have the right supplies. Without the right accessories, your AED may not function properly. Thus, doing a little research before you buy or use an AED is always beneficial. A factor to keep in mind when learning to use an AED deals with what kind […]

What is an AED and How Does It Work?

Thanks to AEDs becoming more common, it’s likely that you’ve seen one in your daily life—in various public buildings like your office, shopping centers, and public transportation hubs. Still, you are likely wondering: what is an AED? An automated external defibrillator, or AED, is used to help someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. While some types […]