Tag: automated external defibrillator

ZOLL Medical completes acquisition of Cardiac Science

ZOLL Medical has confirmed that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cardiac Science Corporation, a leading provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), related services,...

Cardiac arrest survival increases with bystanders use of automated external defibrillator

Survival from cardiac arrest doubled when a bystander stepped in to apply an automated external defibrillator (AED) before emergency responders arrived, according to new...

FDA alert raises concerns over safety of wearable cardioverter defibrillator

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing information and recommendations regarding the Zoll LifeVest 4000 due to concerns that the device may...

Automated external defibrillator accessibility: Barrier during cardiac arrest

There is just a one in five chance that a potentially life-saving automated external defibrillator (AED) will be nearby when someone experiences cardiac arrest...