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Do you know how to do the new CPR? These videos will teach you!

We all know what CPR is but do you know how to do it?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a first aid technique that involves conducting chest compressions on someone who has suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

By administering CPR until a defibrillator is located or medical help arrives, you can double a victim’s chance of survival.

The “new CPR” is ‘hands-only’ …

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Public Health and Public Art Collide in Defibrillator Design Challenge

An innovative nationwide contest to raise awareness of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) has been launched in the US.

The ‘Defibrillator Design Challenge’ is inviting designers to submit visual ideas to make the presence of defibrillators more visible to the public.

The competition, labelled ‘an amalgamation of public health and public art’, strives to make AEDs, which shock the heart …

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Local businesses team up to purchase defibrillator for sports club

Understanding the need for AEDs, businesses in a small town in Friedberg, Germany have teamed up to help their local sports club purchase a HeartSine Technologies defibrillator.                                                            

Companies in Ottmaring donated money to SV Ottmaring sports club so that the lifesaving device would be accessible for all users of the club, as well as residents and employees living …

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Life saving donation from Tonga to Manchester College

A college in England has received a life-saving donation from the other side of the world! 

Wigan and Leigh College in Greater Manchester received a HeartSine Technologies defibrillator that had been donated by none other than the Tongan Rugby League team.

The players were based in Leigh during the Rugby League World Cup and donated the team’s Automated External Defibrillator …

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Italian School Receives Lifesaving Donation

HeartSine’s authorized distributor in Italy has presented a lifesaving samaritan PAD to a secondary school in Borgo San Lorenzo in Florence.

Echoes Communications, which distributes HeartSine Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) across the country, donated the defibrillator to the college in a special ceremony attended by the local Mayor and the Department of Sport.

The AED will be located in the …

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Award Winning App Creator Donates HeartSine Defibrillator to Local Sports Club

A Norwegian smartphone app developer has donated a HeartSine defibrillator to a sports club in Stavanger, Norway, after he was awarded the lifesaving samaritan PAD 350P for his ground-breaking health and safety application.

Trond Hansen, owner and manager of Mellora, picked up the accolade of the country’s best ‘Work Environment Friendly Product’ for his ‘Health Safety Environment Quality’ (HSEQ) …

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HeartSine Donates AEDs for Bernard Gallacher Defibrillator Campaign

HeartSine is pleased to donate several AEDs to promote the Bernard Gallacher Defibrillator Campaign, launched today, to place public access defibrillators (AEDs) on all UK Golf Clubs in 2014.

Drawing on his own personal experience of suffering a sudden cardiac arrest on August 28 of this year, Gallacher was joined by a gallery of friends and colleagues from the …

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Designated Defibs Will Fit the Bill

(A version of the following article appeared in Emergency Services Ireland magazine.)

High profile cases of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in recent years such as that of Sopranos star James Gandolfini or footballer Fabrice Muamba have increased awareness of the condition which claims the lives of over 5,000 people every year in Ireland.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) can happen to …

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Lessons on Going Global

Joy Taggart, inside sales manager at HeartSine Technologies, shares tips for exporting products in this issue of Business First (go to page 52 of the ezine).

In the article, she advises companies seeking to export to find and build a strong relationship with a solid distribution partner. Explaining one reason for HeartSine’s global success, Joy tells Business …

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California Mom Gets AEDs Installed at Half Moon Bay High

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) can now be used in the event of someone having a cardiac arrest at the high school thanks to Pauline Burke and a $7K donation from the School Boosters Athletics Corp. Read the Half Moon Bay Patch article.

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