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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. In the U.S. alone, approximately 326,200 people of all ages experience EMS-assessed out-of-hospital non-traumatic SCA each year and nine out of 10 victims die. In fact, the number of people who die each year from SCA is roughly equivalent to the number who die from Alzheimers disease, assault with firearms, breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, diabetes, HIV, house fires, motor vehicle accidents, prostate cancer and suicides combined.
While these statistics paint a dismal picture, it is encouraging to know that SCA can be treated successfully through early intervention. Over the past…
Innovative strategies for AED deployment are being explored, including deliveries by Uber, Lyft, and cardiac drones. In addition, installation at ATM machines and integration into existing vending machines--which are climate-controlled--is a possibility.
Crowdsav is developed by the team from Health Visuals Pte Ltd, a company which develops software solutions to tackle public health problems. This project evolved from the needs of the non-profit First Aid Corps, which aims to improve survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest by simplifying saving lives.
Defibs Plus is an Australian owned and operated company, passionate about increasing the survival rate from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Our goal is to empower communities to be well equipped and to feel confident with bystander CPR and defibrillation
Welcome to the UK’s leading Public Access Defibrillator website. AED Locator is pleased to introduce you to the www.heartsafe.org.uk website. Our aims and principles have not changed. Saving lives is our first and foremost objective. Using innovative, advanced technology with HeartSafe® Public Access Cabinets and Defibrillators, we provide communities with proven solutions to obtain AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) in the quickest time possible should a sudden cardiac arrest occur.
It appears that the AED PAD movement is a major step in the right direction. However, we may never know the true effectiveness of AEDs until a central registry tracks its utilization as opposed to only receiving anecdotal media accounts of the successes and not the failures.
PulsePoint is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to make it much easier for citizens who are trained in CPR to use their life saving skills to do just that…save lives! Through the use of modern, location-aware mobile devices PulsePoint is building applications that work with local public safety agencies to improve communications with citizens and empower them to help reduce the millions of annual deaths from Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
We need access to an AED within 4 minutes of cardiac arrest to ensure the greatest chance of survival. Use this crowdfundng platform to help your community place a life-saving AED!
AED Locations is a community-orientated volunteer project designed to make people aware of how many AEDs (automated external defibrillators) there are in New Zealand. AED Locations aims to increase awareness by offering a website where individuals can locate the defibrillators in their local area, and by providing signage for display at these sites.
AEDGrant.com Public & Private Entities Grant for funding Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). This program is designed to help institutions and individuals everywhere place these amazing life saving devices at an affordable price. You may even apply as an Individual for a Home AED!
AED Registry provides a world-wide resource of publically accessible Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) nearest to your immediate location. Our mission is to best equip every Good Samaritan around the globe by providing the largest database of truly Verified Ready AEDs.
The mission of AED Institute is to promote within the community, the science and education of early defibrillation and CPR. We are a local distributor of AEDs and AED accessories. We are an American Heart Association and American Safety & Health Institute training center. We can assist you with everything you need to make your business, school or home, heart safe. From purchasing an AED to training, we strive to provide the absolute best customer service. We want you to be ready in the event of a cardiac emergency.
The National AED Registry lets participating 911 agency dispatchers know where your automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are located so they can be found and used quickly when needed.
Defib 247 is a global campaign aimed at increasing public awareness about how PADs (Public Access Defibrillation sites), which contain an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) can make a difference in the survival rate of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Our vision is to double the survival rate of SCA by 2016.
The Mikey Network is working to create public awareness and provide education about heart healthy lifestyles. We are committed to placing "MIKEYS" (public access defibrillators) in as many high-risk locations as possible so people affected by sudden cardiac arrest might have a second chance at life. Through The Mikey Network, the beat goes on. .
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