Information & Advice For Arrhythmia Patients
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Time is of the essence when using a defibrillator
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.
Dash Camera Captures Good Samaritans Saving Jogger's Life
A several-mile run is no big deal for Gerry Fowle, who consistently beats most his peers in Northeast Ohio races. But in July, as he ran down the Cowley Road in Grafton Township, his heart went into shock. “About three miles out, I felt like I was going to pass out, and I said, 'Well, I need to get out of the ...
AED saves another athlete in Texas thanks to quick thinking athletic trainer
According to Grubbs, her intervention with Lerma marked the third time that a school in Richardson ISD has had to use an AED in the past two years. Perhaps foreseeing such a need, the Richardson ISD placed four AEDs in the halls and facilities at Pearce, access which Grubbs is convinced was ...