Aren’t All AEDs The Same?

ZOLL fully automatic AED

There are six major brands of Automated External Defibrillators approved by the FDA to be supplied to workplaces and communities in the United States.  There’s a fairly common misperception that they’re all the same.  The commonalities of the AEDs are as follows: All AEDs are safe, they deliver a shock only when the ECG analysis determines that it is needed … Read More

AED Easy To Use

LIFEPAK

AED stands for Automated External Defibrillators though the name sounds complex, these life-saving devices are remarkably easy-to-use.  Since the inception of the small, portable medical devices their manufacturers like HeartSine, ZOLL, Philips and LIFEPAK have been striving to improve usability.  These strides in technology are being made not so much with professionals in mind like Firefighter/EMTs or nurses but instead … Read More

Philips HeartStart OnSite HS1 & AED One-Stop Shop

HeartStart AEDs OnSite and FRx

The Philips HeartStart AED brand of life-saving devices is one that has been adopted by corporations, communities, first responders, and schools all over the U.S and throughout the World.  The HeartStart OnSite which is also known as the HS1 is a most popular device because it combines affordability with ease-of-use and simplicity. Customers demand AED types that are very straightforward … Read More