Defibrillators

UK Heart Safe Awards 2015

UK Heart Safe Awards 2015

Date: Thursday, 08 October 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

Tomorrow night the Imperative team will be getting suited and booted to attend the UK Heart Safe Awards at the Midland Hotel in Manchester.

The Importance of Public Access Defibrillators

The Importance of Public Access Defibrillators

Date: Thursday, 01 October 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Courses

When someone’s life hangs in the balance every second is crucial. In fact, for every passing minute, someone experiencing cardiac arrest loses 10% of their survival chances. This is why defibrillators need to be made accessible and visible to all members of staff.  Can you really afford to keep it under lock and key?

Should defibrillators be mandatory on airlines?

Should defibrillators be mandatory on airlines?

Date: Wednesday, 08 July 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Training

Heathrow airport has been recognised as the safest place in London to suffer cardiac arrest. With 180 defibrillators and 100 staff trained in first aid, the 70 million passengers that pass through Heathrow airport each year should feel confident that they are in safe hands. However, the same cannot be said for the aircraft. 

How do AEDs/ Defibrillators Function?

How do AEDs/ Defibrillators Function?

Date: Friday, 15 May 2015. -  
Blog, Defibrillators, Courses

We’ve all heard it. That dreadful, infinite beep of somebody ‘flat-lining’ on the television, their desperate family sobbing whilst wrestling with hospital staff to be at their side,  a flurry of people entering and placing pads on the patient’s chest “Shocking in 3 2 1... CLEAR.” The jolt of the patient’s body as they are miraculously brought back to life.

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