Category Archives: From AED.com Employees

Top 5 AED Questions Answered

AED Q&A with Maddie Reaves

Customer Service Lead, Maddie Reaves, answers the Top 5 Questions often asked by many of our customers.

Q1: What is the difference between automatic and semi-automatic AEDs?
A1: When a patient goes down, and the AED is hooked up to them via the electrodes, it is going to analyze their heart rhythm. If an automatic AED determines that the heart is in a shockable rhythm (such as ventricular fibrillation), it will automatically administer the shock to restore a normal rhythm. In the same situation, if the AED is a semi-automatic, it will prompt the rescuer to press the shock button in order to restore normal rhythm. Continue reading Top 5 AED Questions Answered

Georgetown, TX, Fire Dept Held an ‘Easter in October AED Hunt’

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Are there creative and fun ways to spread awareness to your community on the location of available AEDs? In October, the Fire Department of Georgetown, Texas, demonstrated one way it could be done with their “Easter in October AED Hunt”. Continue reading Georgetown, TX, Fire Dept Held an ‘Easter in October AED Hunt’

7 Things You Need to Know When Selecting an ISO or 3rd Party Service Company

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Note: This article was originally featured on DOTMed News. It was written by Frank West, the Director of Biomedical Operations for DXE Medical (our parent company). We hope you read on to learn more about how to choose the best service company for your needs. 

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Why I Carry the Powerheart G3 AED In My Vehicle – Justin

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Post by Justin Darby

As Marketing Director of AED.com, I search for Sudden Cardiac Arrest information on a daily basis. The sheer number of cardiac arrest deaths is astounding to me and grows annually. In the U.S. alone, Sudden Cardiac Arrest strikes one person every two seconds and is our nation’s leading cause of death. Learning these kinds of facts is shocking, and what’s more disturbing is that most of the general public are blind to this information. Continue reading Why I Carry the Powerheart G3 AED In My Vehicle – Justin

Why I Have The Powerheart G3 AED In My Car – Donovan

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By Donovan Sievers:

As an AED.com employee and certified Red Cross Instructor, I have become very aware of the prevalence of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). With the knowledge that over 300,000 people die from SCA every year in the United States alone, having an AED in my car gives me the reassurance that in the rare chance I am around when cardiac arrest strikes, I will be prepared. Continue reading Why I Have The Powerheart G3 AED In My Car – Donovan