A terrifying moment occurred during the FC Córdoba - Racing Ferrol football match, in Spain on 25 March 2023. Around the 11th minute of the match, footballer Gudelj collapses. He is resuscitated, but what happens next is remarkable!
Research findings have revealed that most situations that require CPR take place outside of a hospital setting, often meaning that there is no professional assistance nearby to administer the appropriate care. In these cases, victims depend entirely on the knowledge and experience of any bystanders. The biggest benefit of taking a CPR course is, that you will be able to save lives, but in addition to this, there are a number of factors that could motivate you to sign up for a CPR course. We have listed some of them below.
Nowadays a defibrillator is available in many places, but unfortunately not everywhere. In an emergency situation it is important to have an AED at your disposal as quickly as possible, because it can greatly increase the chances of survival of someone suffering a cardiac arrest. Below we explain why it is crucial to have an AED in the workplace.
Nowadays you can find an AED (automatic external defibrillator) in more and more public places. More and more commonly, private individuals are now also purchasing defibrillators. Maybe you have also seen one and wonder: "When do you use an AED?". You'll read about it in this blog!
Philips has identified a problem with the M5072A SMART paediatric Defibrillation, used with the Philips HeartStart OnSite and HeartStart Home AEDs. The image on the cover of the cassette depicts electrode placement on an adult, rather than a child.