September 2016 - California Medical Equipment

Monthly Archives: September 2016


The team at California Medical Equipment would like to take a moment to appreciate the Mary Rutan Foundation for being trailblazers in the mission to prevent sudden cardiac arrest mortality by contributing to AED funding! #ThankYouMaryRutanFoundation Bellefontaine, Ohio — The Bellefontaine Examiner  Grant dollars totaling $10,000 were provided by Mary Rutan Foundation to the City of […]

Knoxville teachers save student with AED

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — A Holston Middle School student was taking a jog on the track and collapsed. It was his teachers who saved his life. “It’s a very hard experience to explain,” said Daniel Thompson, a P.E. Teacher, who sprang into action. “It was just a situation where I knew I had to do […]

Police Body Cam Captures Officers Saving Georgia Man’s Life With Automated Defibrillator

In response to dramatic police body cam footage showing the life-saving actions of two Georgia police officers after a man had a heart attack, a city council voted unanimously Thursday to have all of its police patrol cars equipped with the device the officers used to revive the man. “It was so easy to save […]

Questions raised after Vancouver casino refuses to lend out defibrillator following cardiac arrest

A man in distress was denied the use of an Automated External Defibrillator because he wasn’t a patron. Ted Chernecki explains the casino’s stand and whether that raises concerns. An incident in downtown Vancouver over the weekend is raising questions around access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs), a potentially life-saving device that can restart the […]