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AED, fast-acting coworkers save Waterloo man's life
Right away, two of his coworkers, Lance Votroubek and Glynna Borwig, jumped into action and started CPR. Meanwhile, employee Jeff Wilson went a grabbed an AED, or an Automated External Defibrillator. The coworkers then used the device to shock Donaldson's heart. Those quick actions all ...
Wife says tearful thanks to lifesavers
They placed pads from an automated external defibrillator onto Suelter's chest and received an instruction from the machine to shock Suelter. After one shock and additional CPR, Suelter still wasn't breathing and no pulse was detected. The AED instructed them to shock him again. Again, they felt no ...
Goalie makes huge save -- an opposing player's life
He told other players to get the automated external defibrillator (AED), which the rink installed years ago. "A couple of months ago, (my team) won a championship at Buffalo Grove and I remember seeing the AED at the rink and thinking, 'How awesome, God forbid I ever have to use it, but at least I know ...
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Abu Dhabi doctors urge patients to check family history
UAE residents have been urged to check their family history to ensure they are not at high risk of heart disease without their knowledge.
More than half of all sudden cardiac death cases occur sans prior symptoms
There are genetic factors at play here, and I urge anyone with a family history of unexplained cardiac death to get screened as soon as possible, ... While people may experience a racing heartbeat, or a feeling of dizziness before cardiac arrest, more than half of all cases occur without prior symptoms.
Davide Astori likely died from cardiac arrest, Fiorentina retire his No.13 jersey
ITALIAN footballer Davide Astori likely died from a cardiac arrest linked to the slowing of his heart rate, Italian media reported on Tuesday following the initial results of his autopsy. His club Fiorentina also announced they will retire Astori's number 13 shirt in honour of the 31-year-old Italy international, ...
CPR: Rescuing Someone Is Easier Than You Think
You don't need special training to keep someone alive with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or an automated external defibrillator (AED). Just follow these tips from Cleveland Clinic paramedic Daniel Solomon, American Heart Association regional faculty: Advertising Policy. Cleveland Clinic is a ...
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Cardiac arrest survival greatly increases when bystanders use an automated external defibrillator
Survival from cardiac arrest doubled when a bystander stepped in to apply an automated external defibrillator (AED) before emergency responders arrived, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.