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Monophasic and Biphasic AED Shocks — Learn the Difference

Monophasic and Biphasic AED Shocks

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are life-saving devices designed to treat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) by delivering an electrical shock to the heart. This shock can restore a normal heart rhythm and is critical in emergency situations. Understanding the difference between monophasic and biphasic AED shocks is essential for anyone involved in cardiac care or emergency […]

Understanding First Aid Training & Its Importance

First Aid Training

In our unpredictable world, emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Whether it’s a minor accident or a life-threatening situation, first aid training having the knowledge and skills to provide immediate help can make a crucial difference.  This is where first aid training comes into play—a fundamental skill set that empowers individuals to respond effectively in critical […]

Key Features That Make AEDs Easy to Use

Key Features to use an AED

Introduction Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are essential life-saving devices designed to deliver an electric shock to a person experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). The American Heart Association states that the national survival rate from SCA hovers around 10%. However, they also note that the survival rate jumps to an astounding 90% if a shock is […]

High-Quality CPR: Overview & Components To Measure It

High-Quality CPR Overview High-quality CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) meets specific performance metrics set by international resuscitation guidelines. Administering high-quality CPR to a patient in cardiac arrest significantly increases their chances of survival and improves neurological outcomes. It makes it up to four times more likely that a victim will recover without neurological damage. Before starting CPR, […]