Few purchases are as important as those that can make the difference between life and death. If you are planning to buy an AED (automated external defibrillator) for personal use or for the workplace, the following tips can help you to identify the one that best suits your needs. Research available brands. There are many
The American Heart Association estimates that 90% of people who experience sudden cardiac arrest, outside of a hospital, will die. However, immediate action can double or even triple a person’s chance of survival. Despite the encouraging statistics, there are still common concerns and fears that prevent well meaning bystanders from helping in an emergency situation.
As adults, we appreciate just how crucial CPR skills are for the safety of our families and others around us. But can, and should, we pass along those skills to our children? In emergency situations, kids, like adults, will instinctively react with either flight or fight reflexes. And an emergency can be quite frightening, even