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Increase in Northern Ireland’s AED Awareness

According to BBC Newsline, there has been an increase in Northern Ireland in regards to the awareness of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and the importance of automated external defibrillators (AEDs):

Students throughout Northern Ireland are becoming more familiar with AEDs, as they receive training on the lifesaving devices in conjunction with important cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. The ambulance service in Northern Ireland is …

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HeartSine’s Korean Distributor, Health and Dream at Andong Marathon

On April 12, HeartSine’s Korean Authorized Distributor, Health and Dream, attended the 10th Andong Nakdong River Marathon 2015, where they offered free cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training to over 6,000 marathon attendees. Attendees of the marathon included local members of the National Assembly and local celebrities.

With 84% of sudden cardiac arrest …

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Winners of the Project ADAM Poster Contest for Schools

Congratulations to the winners of the Project ADAM Poster Contest sponsored by HeartSine. Open to all public elementary, middle and high schools in the U.S., Project ADAM ran the poster contest as an effort to raise awareness to the importance of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).

Each winning school is being awarded a complete …

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Man Rescued with HeartSine AED Donates Another to Chew Stoke Primary School

Chew Valley in North Somerset, England used to be a unfortunate location for anyone suffering a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).  With emergency services more than eight minutes away, many victims of SCA often failed to survive simply because medical assistance was just too far away.

Thanks to a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD) initiative launched in 2007 as a pilot program, …

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Matties Meeting House Places HeartSine Defibrillator

Local bar, Matties Meeting House has recognized the importance of protecting their local community against Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and have placed a lifesaving HeartSine Automated External defibrillator (AED) at the heart of their community in Cairncastle, Northern Ireland.

 

The decision to purchase a defibrillator was made after the staff attended a first aid course where they learned the …

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HeartSine Authorized Distributor Becomes AED Supplier to CSX

Congratulations to HeartSine® Authorized Distributor, Cardiac Solutions™ on signing a multi-year agreement with CSX to become the company’s supplier of automated external defibrillators (AEDs)!  CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers.

With 84 percent of sudden cardiac arrest events occurring outside of the healthcare setting, it is important to have an …

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HeartSine and Defibrillator Importance Discussed During Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure Meeting

On February 5, 2015, Art Kernan and representatives from Defibs4Kids went in front of the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure at the House of Sport in Ireland to discuss the importance of the use of defibrillators and CPR in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

Defibs4Kids’s mission is to place defibrillators in all Ireland and U.K. schools and to train …

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HeartSine Employees Go Red to Fight Heart Disease and Stroke

To show support on National Wear Red Day during National Heart Month, HeartSine employees from all over the world have gone red to help fund lifesaving heart research.

The purpose of National Wear Red Day is to raise funding and awareness in the fight against heart disease and stroke. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), heart disease causes over 17 …

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HeartSine Defibrillator Used in ‘Life From Above’ Drone Project

Costruzioni Aero Meccaniche (CAM), a producer of unmanned aircraft units for research and industrial purposes featured a HeartSine® automated external defibrillator in a project developed by Maurizio Cecchini at the University of Pisa in Italy.

The project, titled “Life From Above”, aims to prove that an unmanned aircraft can be used effectively in an emergency situation to deliver a lifesaving medical package, which would include a HeartSine …

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Ten Schools in Alsfeld, Germany Receive a HeartSine® Defibrillator from VR Bank Hessen

Ten schools in Alsfeld, Germany have each received a HeartSine automated external defibrillator (AED) from VR Bank Hessen. This donation is part of the bank’s “save schools” initiative, which provides schools with the equipment and training necessary in order to be prepared for a Sudden Cardiac Arrest emergency.

Each package donated by VR Bank Hessen included a HeartSine samaritan® PAD, a samaritan …

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