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Myths & Saving Lives: What You Need to Know About Using an AED


Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) have revolutionized emergency response, particularly in cases of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). These portable devices are designed to deliver an electric shock to the heart, restoring its normal rhythm. Despite their life-saving potential, myths and misconceptions surrounding AEDs persist, potentially deterring people from using them effectively in critical situations. In this […]

AED Brands Comparison: Evaluating the Best Defibrillator Manufacturers

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As we approach the year 2023, it’s crucial to consider the best options for Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). These life-saving devices can be found in various settings, from hospitals and schools to office buildings and public venues. When someone experiences sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), having an AED on hand can be the difference between life […]

Unveiling the Science of AEDs: A Deep Dive into Cardiac Arrest and Defibrillation

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Understanding Cardiac Arrest Cardiac arrest, a sudden and life-threatening event, demands a closer look at its science. When the heart’s rhythm falters, immediate action is crucial. Here, we delve into the relationship between AED and cardiac arrest to understand the synergy that can save lives. The Lifesaving Technology of AEDs AED technology stands as a […]

Adverse Effects of Cold On Heart

Cold exposure causes blood vessels to constrict and increase blood pressure, heart rate, and heart muscle work. The combination of cold and exertion puts the cardiovascular system under even more strain. Cold temperatures are linked to an increased risk of myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac mortality, as well as increased heart symptoms (angina, arrhythmias). When […]

Should Marijuana Get Legalized?

We have witnessed many protests of people of many states to legalize marijuana also many states have already legalized it. But one should always think why it was prohibited in the first place? Just like smoking cigarettes is legal but can you ever say it doesn’t affect us? Just like that marijuana has serious impacts […]

How To Perform CPR In Absence Of An AED

In case of sudden cardiac arrest, your first approach should be using an AED device because you don’t need proper training for it. Any person can use it on patients by just following audio/visual instructions. Nowadays visual instructor AEDs are also available. You can get yours from Calmed. But if AED is not present you […]

What You Should Do If You Have Coronary Artery Disease

AED Defibrillator Whatever heart disease you might get an AED defibrillator is a must-have. An AED or Automated External Defibrillator is a portable device that in case of sudden cardiac arrest determines the heart rhythm of a person. AED will deliver a shock If necessary, to help the heart re-establish heart rhythm. All AEDs easily […]

Man Starts Petition to Get AED’s in Every Large Business After Niece Dies of SCA

We encourage everyone to write to the California State House, State Senate, State Governor, and Representatives to encourage legislation (“Marissa’s Law”) requiring all large business like Lowe’s to have AED’s on site. CA State law currently only requires AED’s in gyms and public buildings.   POWAY, Calif. – After the sudden death of his niece, […]

Naperville Theater Director’s Decision to Buy AED Saves Man’s Life Months Later

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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 […]