Corrections AEDs News & Articles

  • 7 technologies that belong in every prisoner transport vehicle

    It is impossible to eliminate the dangers associated with moving inmates in prisoner transport vehicles, but installing the right equipment can reduce the risks

  • AEDs: Product Roundup

    By Corrections1 Staff Portable automated external defibrillators and ALS monitors are becoming essential public safety equipment in all institutions; and the technology behind these devices is cons...

  • NJ CO hailed as hero after resuscitation coworker

    By James P. Quaranta The Daily Journal BRIDGETON, N.J. — A senior corrections officer at South Woods State Prison was credited with saving the life of another corrections officer who suffered a hea...

  • Emergency First Aid: Stopping extremity bleeding

    Video: Broadband Dialup Download Windows Media Player In this week's Police1 Video Tip, Emergency Physician Dr. Rick Tovar with the New Berlin (WI) Police Department shows you a simple yet potentia...

  • Officer 1st aid for bleeding

    A new product developed and used by the military to save lives is available to law enforcement. The product is called Quik-Clot which comes in powder or sponge form and is intended to be used to st...

  • AED Technology Saves Lives

    The death of Jaxon Logan at a Provo IceCats hockey game Friday drives home the need to respond quickly and fully to cardiac emergencies. Logan, a hockey player, was struck in the chest with a hocke...

  • Williamstown, Mass. Named 'HeartSafe' Community

    WILLIAMSTOWN - Thanks to training undergone by emergency personnel and the equipping of all police cruisers and two Fire Department vehicles with defibrillators to jump–start interrupted heartbeats...

  • Safety on Site Training Offers Free Instruction to Arizona School

    The American Heart Association estimates that sudden cardiac arrest strikes over 340,000 Americans each year, including children and teens, usually without warning. According to the American Heart ...

  • Simpler Method for CPR Adopted; Cities Move to Chest Presses Only

    Simpler Method for CPR Adopted In a shift, cities move to chest presses only. USA TODAY In what could prove to be the biggest shift in emergency care of cardiac arrest in 40 years, cities across th...

  • Device saves life of female fire victim

    Device saves life of female fire victim;Equipment can perform CPR more efficiently than emergency personnel By Robert Airoldi, The Daily Review (Hayward, Calif.) Fremont - A 47-year-old woman was i...

  • Defibrillators Become Portable, More Widespread

    By Tom Spoth Sun Staff Sunday, January 04, 2004 - You''ve seen the chaotic hospital scenes in TV shows and movies a frantic doctor shouts "Clear!" before zapping the patient''s chest with two large...

  • Cardiac Arrest Deadlier at Night

    By Alice Dembner, Boston Globe, 11/18/2003 The finding was startling and unequivocal: Hospital patients who go into cardiac arrest during the night shift are more likely to die. But the explanation...

  • New Tools Will Give Deputies Some Added Zap

    St. Petersberg Times Efforts are under way to provide them defibrillators to treat cardiac arrest victims and Tasers to stun violent suspects. Pasco County sheriff''s deputies will be packing extra...

  • Laws and Regulations Related to AEDs

    Some organizations are concerned about their liability for acquiring and using AEDs. In the U.S., Good Samaritan laws, giving some immunity to lay people who help others in distress, have been pass...

  • Five Steps to Reduce Cardiac Arrest in Your Workplace

    When all of the links of the chain are acted upon, at least 40 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims can be saved. by Robert S. Ambrose Heart disease has been America''s #1 health problem since ...

  • What is an AED?

    An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that analyzes the heart''s rhythm and, if necessary, allows a rescuer to deliver an electric shock to a victim of sudden cardiac arres...

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