Posts Tagged "AED"

MN Student Returns To School After Dying

I picked up the story, below, on my news feed, and wanted to include it in this week's blog. In Northern Virginia, where this blog is based, many school districts have (although not required by law) AEDs on campus. Most federal buildings do, and many corporations are purchasing them to have on hand in the buildings. Truly, in an economy… read more →

Today, We Were In the 5%. Do You Have An AED?

"Units responding be advised, patient now reported to be in cardiac arrest, CPR instructions being given. No AED on site." On Saturday, those words from our dispatcher, as usual, seemed to make my foot move a little heavier on the gas pedal. As we arrived on scene, we were able to quickly confirm the dispatch, and take over CPR which… read more →