AED FAQs

AED FAQs

The thought of using an AED can be overwhelming, but we want everyone to feel empowered to save a life. Here are a few frequently asked questions we hear about AEDs. What does AED stand for? AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator. An AED is a medical device...
AEDs & the FDA

AEDs & the FDA

The FDA defines Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) as, “portable, life-saving devices designed to treat people experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest, a medical condition in which the heart stops beating suddenly and unexpectedly.” As a Class III medical device,...
Every Gym & Health Club Needs an AED

Every Gym & Health Club Needs an AED

When you head to the gym for your workout, do you keep an eye out for the Automated External Defibrillator (AED)? Do you know if your health club even has one? You may be shocked to learn less than 20 states have laws requiring an AED at a gym or health club. Even...
What Do I Need an AED for Anyway?

What Do I Need an AED for Anyway?

1,000 people die every single day from out-of-hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest. That’s 356,000 per year. One day, one of those people might walk into your office, gym, or store…but will they walk back out? If you own or manage a business where employees and/or customers...