Defibrillators

Adult and Paediatric CPR: Are they Different?

Adult and Paediatric CPR: Are they Different?

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 18 January 2018. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is a skill that anyone can learn to save someone’s life. CPR and the use of a defibrillator is the only definitive treatment for sudden cardiac arrest. 

New Year, New You. Why Learning CPR should be your Number 1 New Year’s Resolution

New Year, New You. Why Learning CPR should be your Number 1 New Year’s Resolution

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 11 January 2018. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators

Now that the new year is upon us, you may have set yourself a New Year’s Resolution. If you have, great! But before you finalise your list, we have something in mind that you could add to your resolutions list that could go as far as to you saving a life! 

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Heart

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Heart

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 07 December 2017. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

During the Christmas and New Year period there is an increase in festivities and events such as family get togethers, parties and work functions. Whilst this is a fun and festive time of year for all, it can also mean a time of excess, especially when it comes to alcohol.

When and why should a defibrillator be used?

When and why should a defibrillator be used?

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017. -  
Blog, Defibrillators

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and effective CPR is the only definitive treatment for a victim of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart, through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest in an attempt to restart the heart in a regular rhythm. 

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