Defibrillators

Women are around 30% less likely to receive CPR than men- let’s change that

Women are around 30% less likely to receive CPR than men- let’s change that

Aaron Curran
Posted by: Aaron Curran

Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2024. -  
Blog, First Aid, Defibrillators

Women who suffer a cardiac arrest in public are much less likely to receive bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) than men, research has found.

A study of more than 39,000 cardiac arrests found that men are 28% more likely to receive CPR in public compared to women, but why is this?

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.

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