HeartSine Technologies, Inc., a world leader in defibrillators for public access and non professional use, will demonstrate its line of robust samaritan PAD automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to corporate and field safety managers at the upcoming National Safety Council Expo in Chicago.
With a rating of IP56, samaritan PADs are some of the most robust AEDs available on the market, providing the highest level of moisture and dust ingress protection in the industry. This makes the HeartSine AEDs equally ideal for use in the corporate office or in the field where exposure to the elements is a challenge.
The company’s innovative Pad-Pak™ cartridge houses both the battery and electrodes for the device. One expiration date eliminates the need and reduces the costs to track and inventory two separate items, giving the samaritan PAD one of the lowest costs of ownership in the industry.
Look for HeartSine on booth 4339 at the show, which is held from September 30 through October 2. Additional information about the expo can be found at www.nsc.org.
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, causing blood to stop flowing to the brain and other vital organs. SCA usually causes death if it’s not treated within minutes. CPR alone will not restart the heart, so the American Heart Association recommends CPR combined with early defibrillation (within three to five minutes) for the best outcome.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), SCA claims more than 300,000 lives annually in the U.S. alone. It occurs abruptly and without warning, with 84 percent of SCA events occurring outside of the healthcare setting.