*Please note this article first appeared in the Irish Examiner on Monday 18th August 2014.
It was almost game, set, and match for one Limerick man when he suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed during a game of tennis in Cork.
But thanks to the swift actions of his opponent, who used CPR and a …
May 9, 2014
Simon Walker, aged 53, suddenly collapsed in a dentist waiting room in Mossley, Manchester, England.
Following several failed attempts at resuscitation, receptionist Charlotte Anderson-Hughes, suspected cardiac arrest and, using her initiative, deployed the HeartSine …
Redlands Businesses to Benefit from AED Donated on Behalf of Man Saved at Anytime Fitness in RiversideJanuary 14, 2014
As a result of a recommendation by a responder who saved a man’s life using CPR and an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), the Flamingo Cocktail Bar in Redlands, CA, as well as other nearby businesses, will have access to a HeartSine AED. The donation is part of HeartSine’s Forward Hearts program that enables a saved person or his/her responder to …
Local Vancouver Ski Area to Receive Donation of HeartSine AED after Life-Saving Event at Sterling CraneDecember 16, 2013
Thanks to a young, CPR-trained mechanic, a crane operator at Sterling Crane has survived a sudden cardiac arrest, enabling a HeartSine® samaritan® public access defibrillator (PAD) to be donated to the Mount Cain ski area in Vancouver Island, Canada.
HeartSine, a world leader in defibrillators for public access and non professional use, and its Authorized Distributor Rescue 7, are making the …
July 12, 2013
HeartSine came to the rescue when Swedish sports commentator Christer Ulfbåge suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while participating in a recent celebrity golf tournament.
Ulfbåge, 71, collapsed on the course located outside Stockholm and was immediately and continuously given CPR by fellow golfer and friend Hans Fahlén while waiting for an ambulance to arrive.
With the ambulance still minutes out …
March 10, 2013
Last year there were numerous reports of seemingly healthy athletes across Europe who were felled on the field by sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
Take the case of Fabrice Muamba, former midfielder for the Bolton Wanderers football club in the United Kingdom, who suffered SCA during a match in March 2012. Despite his heart being stopped for a total of 78 …
January 17, 2013
The County of Lambton, HeartSine, and Rescue 7 are partnering together to present a Public Access Defibrillator to a local high school in recognition of a life saved through the use of the device last fall. Read the original press release.
October 10, 2012
Last fall, longtime Bethlehem resident Lee “Butch” Martin suffered a heart attack while attending a Liberty High School football game to watch his granddaughter, Kaitlyn Marakovits, cheer for the Bethlehem Youth Raiders squad.
May 16, 2012
To celebrate and recognize life-saving events, HeartSine® has started the new Forward Hearts program which allows individuals or their families who have survived a sudden cardiac arrest event, to give a HeartSine donated samaritan® PAD 300P Public Access Defibrillator to the charity or organization of their choice.
The most recent donation given through …
December 3, 2010
The story of a 65-year old tennis player being rescued using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) shows that the investment in an AED can quickly pay off. Read the original article in English or German.