CPR

“I was saved by CPR, an AED and someone like YOU.”

Each year, Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) strikes more than six million lives worldwide. SCA often happens without warning, and when it happens, it is often devastating. It can happen to anyone, anywhere and at any time. SCA can strike regardless of age, race or gender, affecting all ages from infants to seniors.

With a survival rate of five percent or less, SCA …

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HeartSine Walks in CPR Saves Lives March to Raise Awareness of CPR

On Thursday, December 10, several HeartSine staff members were proud to march in Citizen CPR Foundation‘s CPR Saves Lives March in San Diego, California, part of the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update (ECCU) 2015 conference.

The purpose of the march was to raise awareness and increase survival rates of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) by stressing the importance of …

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Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity (RRMC) Secures CPR & AED Training in Cornwall Schools

Article written by Paul Williams of the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity (RRMC).

The Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity (RRMC) has secured the latest of many essential lifesaving AEDs for Camborne Science & International Academy (CSIA) in Cornwall. In total, 1,220 students at CSIA were CPR & AED trained in one day, making the school the first learning institution in Europe to achieve such a magnificent …

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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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Jogger’s Life Saved by HeartSine Defibrillator and CPR

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, a jogger in Singapore experienced a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) event when he suddenly collapsed and fainted in the midst of his run.

A passerby spotted the man on the pavement, called the paramedics, and immediately began conducting CPR on him while waiting for help. When the man realized that the jogger had no pulse or heart beat, …

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Rescue 7 Spotlights CPR and HeartSine Defibs on Morning Show

For those of you who missed it, our Master Authorized Distributor in Canada, Rescue 7, appeared on Canada AM, Canada’s most watched national morning news magazine show, to demonstrate CPR and the use of our HeartSine defibrillators!

Take a look as Rescue 7 President and CEO John Collie teaches proper techniques for CPR and using our defibrillator.

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HeartSine welcomes Northern Ireland Resuscitation Strategy

Edwin Poots, the Minister of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Northern Ireland has today launched a Community Resuscitation Strategy for the province.

The strategy aims to increase Northern Ireland’s survival rate for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, which sits at only 10%, whilst also increasing the number of people with CPR skills and availability of public …

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Do you know how to do the new CPR? These videos will teach you!

We all know what CPR is but do you know how to do it?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a first aid technique that involves conducting chest compressions on someone who has suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

By administering CPR until a defibrillator is located or medical help arrives, you can double a victim’s chance of survival.

The “new CPR” is ‘hands-only’ …

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