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Study Reveals Shocking Underuse of Life-Saving AEDs During Cardiac Arrests

Study Reveals Shocking Underuse of Life-Saving AEDs During Cardiac Arrests   Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) installed in numerous public venues have the potential to rescue individuals experiencing cardiac arrest, yet a recent study uncovers a disheartening reality: these devices are rarely utilised. Funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and slated for presentation …

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UK: Cardiac Arrest Survivor Defies Odds: Northern Ireland Leads in Life-Saving Skills

UK: Cardiac Arrest Survivor Defies Odds: Northern Ireland Leads in Life-Saving Skills New statistics from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) highlight Northern Ireland’s impressive standing in life-saving skills within the UK. The data reveals that nearly 75% of adults in Northern Ireland possess the ability to perform CPR, with virtually all respondents acknowledging the importance …

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Australia Set to Establish World’s Largest Registry for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Australia Set to Establish World’s Largest Registry for Sudden Cardiac Arrest In a groundbreaking effort to unravel the mysteries surrounding sudden cardiac arrest, Australian scientists, backed by the Heart Foundation and led by Dr. Elizabeth Paratz from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, are embarking on the creation of the world’s most extensive registry for …

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Gender Disparity in Bystander Defibrillation: Victorian Study Reveals Challenges for Women in Cardiac Emergencies

Gender Disparity in Bystander Defibrillation: Victorian Study Reveals Challenges for Women in Cardiac Emergencies A recent study conducted by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and Ambulance Victoria sheds light on a concerning gender disparity in bystander defibrillation during cardiac emergencies in Victoria. The research, examining over 32,500 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, reveals that women experiencing …

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Victoria’s top 10 cardiac arrest suburbs

St John Ambulance Victoria Advocates for Mandatory Defibrillators to Save Lives St John Ambulance Victoria, is urging the Victorian government to implement mandatory defibrillator installations in workplaces and public buildings. This call comes in response to alarming rates of cardiac arrests in the region. Recently, South Australia became the first Australian jurisdiction to mandate the …

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Campaign Gains Momentum for Mandatory Defibrillators in Australian Workplaces

Campaign Gains Momentum for Mandatory Defibrillators in Australian Workplaces Prominent academics are advocating for the compulsory installation of defibrillators in all workplaces and public facilities across Australia, aiming to curb the tragic toll of sudden cardiac arrests. These calls coincide with the launch of a new commission by The Lancet medical journal, dedicated to reducing …

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Research Reveals Early Warning Signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Research Reveals Early Warning Signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest A recent study has unveiled that approximately half of individuals who suffer from a sudden cardiac arrest may experience specific warning symptoms 24 hours before the onset of this life-threatening event, offering a potential breakthrough in early detection. The study, published in The Lancet Digital Health …

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Investigating Alarming Cardiac Arrest Rates: Researchers Shed Light on Causes in Younger Australians

Investigating Alarming Cardiac Arrest Rates: Researchers Shed Light on Causes in Younger Australians A recent study conducted by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute has revealed alarming figures surrounding cardiac arrest cases among younger Australians. The research has highlighted the high incidence of sudden cardiac arrest in individuals under 50, prompting concerns about genetic factors …

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A Lifesaving Investment: What to Look for When Buying a Reputable Defibrillator

A Lifesaving Investment: What to Look for When Buying a Reputable Defibrillator When it comes to cardiac emergencies, having access to a reliable defibrillator can make the difference between life and death. However, with numerous options available on the market, it’s essential to understand what factors to consider when purchasing a defibrillator. In this article, …

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Retiree Saves Wife’s Life: Urges Others to Learn CPR in Emotional Reunion with Paramedics

  Retiree Saves Wife’s Life: Urges Others to Learn CPR in Emotional Reunion with Paramedics Retiree Glen Sharrock has a vivid memory of the harrowing moment his wife of nearly 50 years, Marian Sharrock, faced a life-threatening situation right in front of him. In August of last year, after having dinner at their Rockhampton home, …

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Push for compulsory defibrillators at sporting clubs

Calls Grow for Mandatory Defibrillators in Community Sport Settings, Urging Victorian Government to Take Action Source: Herald Sun St John Ambulance Victoria (SJAV) has launched a campaign demanding the mandatory installation of defibrillators in community sport settings throughout the state. The move aims to save lives by providing immediate aid in cases of on-field cardiac …

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Melbourne: Teenage basketballer recovering from cardiac arrest

A month after suffering cardiac arrest during basketball training, a teenage prodigy from Melbourne is making a remarkable recovery. Jasper Wickes, 16, collapsed and started seizing during a session at Hoop Culture in Carrum Downs, witnessed by a stunned crowd. He had no previously diagnosed medical conditions, and his coach Hayden Jardine immediately recognised something …

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Lisa Marie Presley suffers second cardiac arrest before passing

Lisa Marie Presley suffers second cardiac arrest before passing Photo; Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic Lisa Marie Presley experienced a second cardiac arrest after being hospitalised, and her family is waiting for the results of toxicology tests. New details have emerged regarding the death of Lisa Marie Presley, who passed away after suffering a second cardiac …

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New South Wales: Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program

New South Wales: Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program The below information is all sourced from: https://www.sport.nsw.gov.au/grants/local-sport-defibrillator-grant-program please click the link for up-to-date information. We are purely repurposing to raise additional awareness for the Government Grant. Our defibrillators are perfect for the below grant, we are also an eligible business. Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program The …

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