What to Do When Faced with a Sudden Cardiac Arrest Emergency

Unfortunately the unthinkable happens far too often – a seemingly healthy person collapses without warning.  Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), a leading cause of death in the United States, is often to blame. Cardiac arrest is reversible in most victims if it’s treated within a few minutes. When that emergency hits, do you know what to do?

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AED Awareness: Are You Prepared for Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. SCA strikes from 400,000 to 460,000 people a year in North America with no warning and no pattern. Only 5–10% currently survives nationwide.

When SCA strikes, there’s little time to react and even less time to think. Think about the many public places you go each day – such as …

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AED Donation is Survivor’s Heartfelt Thanks to Raider’s Youth Organization

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.

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Tulsa Group Donates Life-Saving Equipment To Ronald McDonald House

Some Oklahomans who have survived sudden cardiac arrest are trying to make sure there are other survivors.

The Tulsa chapter of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association donated an automatic external defibrillator, or AED, to the Ronald McDonald House.

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Staff and Residents at a Residential Home in Wandsbek, Germany Trained in Use of a samaritan PAD (German)

In this German video, staff and residents at a residential home in Wandsbek, Germany are trained in the use of a samaritan PAD.

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Bike to the future

In this article, we learn about a new emergency program in Singapore, where rescuers are providing emergency services on a special motorcycle that is equipped with a HeartSine samaritan PAD.

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TNP Bike to the future, Singpore (28 May 12) (© Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission)

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Firesteel Healthcare Center to Receive AED Donation as Part of HeartSine’s Forward Hearts Program

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 …

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HeartSine samaritan PAD 300P goes Major League!

HeartSine’s newest durability rating  — even passes baseball’s “slap” test

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Farewell to a Friend

Last weekend, the health care community lost an innovator, a friend and luminary. HeartSine’s CEO, Uel McChesney, sent this heart-felt note to his colleagues and customers about the devastating loss of Professor John Anderson, M.Phil., Ph.D.

Dear Friends,

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of our Chief Technical Officer and …

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