Posts Tagged ‘ AED ’

Cellular Cloud Co-ops Can Protect High Rises

Jan 12th, 2015 | By

By sharing a dedicated cellular network, the cost for funding reliable early intervention in high rises is modest.

Extreme Deployment of AEDs is Expensive

Jun 18th, 2012 | By
100 defibs

AED overkill is expensive and presents educational issues (even in a university) when multiple brands are involved…

Elevaed Code Provisions for AEDs in Elevator Lobbies are Rejected

Apr 24th, 2012 | By
ICC Committee

The NFPA and ICC both rejected Elevaed’s proposals to place AEDs in high rises. In retrospect, block paramedicine is a superior strategy, with much wider promise.

Substantiation Statement for Building Coding Application

Apr 22nd, 2012 | By

Here is the substantiation provided to the code examining committees.

Question and Answer Sheet: Heart Safety in High Rises

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By
cardiac arrest

Safety agencies need to address the fact that thousands of people are dying needlessly in high rise and office buildings each year, because EMS simply can’t get to them in time. Arrest victims and rescuers have no access to the only device that can save them – an AED.

Cheap health insurance vs our deadliest threat

Jul 18th, 2011 | By
heart safety

Given our overweight and aging boomer generation, expect life safety to emerge as a welcome and affordable concept.

No-Hope Highrise to HeartSmart Community with Tandem AED/EMS

Jun 10th, 2011 | By
Tandem AED/EMS

The Tandem AED/EMS strategy has an in-house AED delivering its lifesaving treatment well within four minutes. EMS then arrives some minutes later to consolidate the rescue.

A Silent killer stalking high-rises

Jun 10th, 2011 | By

Living or working in a high-rise just about eliminates your chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest.

Questions & Answers about AEDs and PADs

May 6th, 2011 | By
LIFEPAD Recessed

Common questions about AEDs and Public Access Defibrillation (PADs), with answers from the American Heart Association

A Good Day to Die

May 3rd, 2011 | By

The surgeons and firefighters who worked on me all say the key item in surviving a Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the availability of a defibrillator within 2 or 3 minutes.

Public Places Safer during Cardiac Arrests

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

This article demonstrates little awareness of the need to protect high-rises as homes or workplaces as well.

Chain of Life, Bigtime

Sep 29th, 2010 | By

The owner and operator of an insurance agency is helping to spearhead a drive to bring 200 more AEDs to the city of Duluth in the next three years.

Strategic placement of AEDs in public locations

Jun 3rd, 2010 | By

Public-access defibrillation with AEDs is being implemented in many countries with considerable financial implications.

The Four Minute Barrier

Jun 2nd, 2010 | By

In large cities traffic and access to building complexes are serious obstacles to SCA rescue vehicles. On-site AEDs and elevators are a lasting and obvious solution.

Improving Police AED Dispatch Efficiency

Apr 29th, 2010 | By

Police dispatchers handle more AED calls than any other agency, and pinpointing which ones are true SCA’s is difficult.