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PM Announces Support for Defibrillators in Community Hockey Arenas

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that the Government of Canada is working with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) to put in place Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and related training in community hockey arenas across the country in order to help save lives. “Our Government is committed to protecting the health and … Continue reading »

Idea Share: Co-op Cash to Buy Defibrillators Boosts First-Aid Training for Sheriff’s Cadets

TheLedger.com reports a story about a purchase of automated external defibrillators (AED) via seeking a grant. AED’s have been proven in the field as life savers and life changing devices. They’re becoming recognized and many organizations already have one or more in their company locations to provide a measure of protection and security for their … Continue reading »

New advancements simplify the process of using an AED

By David Bingham An employee at an office building suddenly collapses at his workstation. Nearby employees call 911 and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation but hesitate to use a nearby automated external defibrillator. When paramedics arrive 10 minutes later, they pronounce him dead. The cause of death was sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which is a survivable event when … Continue reading »

Defibrillators in School Saves Lives

VANCOUVER, WA. – It was only the second day of high school for Keilea Swearingen. Just before lunch September 1st , she collapsed in a classroom. School nurse Debbie Fowler rushed to her side and found her turning blue. Keilea’s heart had stopped. Fowler called for someone to bring one of two defibrillator’s kept in … Continue reading »

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