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Is it a Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest?

Plumbing vs Electrical

Public awareness of CPR and Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) is growing, but are you able to discern the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest? Do you know when to perform CPR or use an AED? At AED.com, part of our mission is to educate the public on recognizing Sudden Cardiac Arrest, the awareness of AEDs, performing bystander CPR before the paramedics arrive and using the defibrillator to shock the victim when needed. Continue reading Is it a Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest?