What does A.E.D. stand for?


  If you don’t yet know what an AED is, you soon will as these small easy-to-use medical devices appear in most every public place and workplace.  An AED is an Automated External Defibrillator and it’s designed and intended for the lay person, in other words you.  First responders like fire departments and law enforcement agencies certainly can and do … Read More

Characteristics of Proper AED Placement

HeartStart AEDs OnSite, FRx and FR3 AED.

There are many factories that should be considered when choosing optimum locations for your AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators). Accessibility, security of the device and recommended accessories are just a few of the things that should be taken into account. Here are a few guidelines that should help you with making the right choices when selecting the proper site or sites … Read More

Solid Logic behind Public Access to Defibrillation (PAD)

The Samaritan AED is for public use

SCA (Sudden Cardiac Arrest) is the leading cause of death in the United States. It strikes people of all ages and fitness levels. When SCA strikes the one factor effecting survival more than any other is the timely application of defibrillation. While contacting emergency personal should always be the first step in SCA response and CPR can and should be … Read More

Managing Lots of AEDs? You Might Need AED Program Management

Bravo and congratulations to all of the large government entities, big corporations, and larger school districts and universities who have recognized the place for AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) to protect lives.  Some organizations were early adopters of life-saving defibrillators and invested in the technology more than a decade ago.  Some are only now realizing that the cost is not as … Read More

A Safe, Easy-to-use Life Saving Device and Your Protection Under the Law

Defibtech LifeLine AED

Unlike professional hospital or ambulance defibrillators, an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) requires little, to no training to use. They are, for the most part, designed to be used by nonmedical personal in an emergency situation. AEDs have been cited by many experts, as the largest contributing factor to the increase in survival rates of SCA (Sudden Cardiac Arrest) victims since the advent … Read More

“Where to buy an AED?”

AED store

There are a number of AED suppliers and AED retailers in the United States.  Though there are still many organizations who have not yet gained a firm enough understanding about the ease-of-use, safety, protection of the law and urgent need for AEDs, they can certainly be noticed more and more.  People are learning that they are not just for medical … Read More

LIFEPAK 500 AEDs “Must Be Replaced” | End of Life of LIFEPAK 500

Medtronic LIFEPAK 500

If you have LIFEPAK 500 AEDs in your workplace, department or community it is time to replace them!  These older type Automated External Defibrillators can be distinguished by their yellow handle and black carrycase.  If you notice that you do have this type contact AED One-Stop Shop www.AEDOneStopShop.com to discuss your options and available trade-in promotions. The LIFEPAK 500 AED … Read More

AEDs, Where Should You Place Them?


There is no set rule as to where AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) should be placed or how many should be located within a facility, but there are a few factors that should be considered when seeking to determine the appropriate locations to place them and the number that your facilities should have in place. Response Time According to the American … Read More