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AED for Schools

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) affects people of all ages, including school-going children. The response to an SCA plays a significant part in the survival odds of a victim. When there is an interruption in the beating of the heart, which is what constitutes SCA, defibrillation should take place in under six minutes. Therefore, having an operational AED in the school ensures that a child gets the proper attention when necessary. Signs of SCAs in young children rarely exist, which is why they can be hard to predict. Having AEDs nearby ensures that people can deal with an emergency if it occurs.

Besides getting AEDs, schools should invest in proper training. Automated external defibrillators are easy to use. However, the people in charge of them should know the right time to apply the treatment. How long after CPR should you administer shock? The right individuals must know such information. Teachers, coaches, nurses and other staff members in the school can all learn the basics of AEDs. It helps to have a few students with AED training as well. CPR certification should be part of the program. An AED has to be within easy access and everyone in the school must know the location. The number of defibrillators to get depends on the size of the school. 

These cost effective AED defibrillators have not only been selected for their easy child resuscitation but also for easy use. You don't have to purchase additional child electrode pads because of  a handy child switch or an included child key. All these AED defibrillators have very good features. The CU-Medical SP1 i-PAD and the Philips FRX are nearly always deliverable from stock. 

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