A cardiac emergency requires the quickest response. Trust in AED equipment that allow responders to act quickly during cardiac arrest. Our selection of automated external defibrillators are easy to use and provide quick and powerful shocks to patients experiences cardiac arrest.
One of the most challenging situations responders face is a patient with sudden cardiac arrest—the chances of survival drop for every minute that passes without restarting the heart. Fortunately, portable, easy-to-use automated external defibrillators (AEDs) can deliver defibrillation (shock) to a patient at the scene of the incident.
The American Heart Association strongly advocates that all EMS first-response vehicles and ambulances be equipped with an AED or defibrillation device.1 Henry Schein Medical EMS offers a comprehensive range of AED equipment, parts, and accessories to help you manage incidents that include sudden cardiac arrest. Our AED supplies are provided by trusted brands including, Cardiac Science, Defibtech, Masimo, Philips, PhyisoControl, and Zoll.
The ZOLL® AED Plus® continues to set the benchmark for design, dependability, durability, and performance. Only half of sudden cardiac arrest victims will initially need a shock, but all require high-quality CPR. The AED Plus guides rescuers in performing high-quality CPR and will deliver a shock if needed.
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Cardiac arrest is one of the top causes of death in adults in the United States. According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, the majority of sudden cardiac arrest deaths occur out of the hospital. Therefore, it's crucial to have AED's ready and available to employees. Our selection of AED machines are easy use and deliver a quick response in case of an emergency. Contact Henry Schein Medical to promote a safer work environment.
Once you've found the AED machine that fits your needs, our equipment specialists will be there to answer any question you may have. Our specialists have vast backgrounds and experience in the medical equipment field making them experts. If you have any questions, please contact our team today and let us assist you in your purchasing journey.
Whether you're wondering about AED usage, benefits, or maintenance, Henry Schein is here to help. Our aim is to equip you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions when it comes to selecting the right AED machine. Explore the information below and be sure to reach out if you have any questions.
When the AED is turned on and the pads are placed on the patient's chest, the device will analyze the patient's heart rhythm to determine if a shock is needed. If a shock is advised, the AED will prompt the rescuer to clear the area and press the shock button. The shock is delivered through the pads and into the patient's chest. After the shock is delivered, the AED will continue to monitor the patient's heart rhythm and provide further instructions as needed.
It's important to note that the use of an AED is often paired with CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). When performing CPR, chest compressions help to circulate blood throughout the body, including to the heart, and artificial respiration helps to oxygenate the body. The combination of CPR and AED use can increase the chances of survival for someone experiencing cardiac arrest.
AEDs are life-saving devices that can quickly analyze a patient's heart rhythm and deliver a shock if needed. Proper training on AED use and CPR can help medical professionals act quickly and effectively in an emergency situation.
Medical professionals who purchase an AED machine should receive proper training on its use and when it should be used. Some situations that may require the use of an AED machine include:
In general, AED machines should not be used in the following situations:
It's important to always follow the manufacturer's instructions and receive proper training on the use of AED machines before using them. Additionally, medical professionals should always use their clinical judgment when determining whether an AED is appropriate for a particular patient.
Maintaining and caring for an AED machine is crucial to ensure that it functions properly when needed. Here are some guidelines that you can share with your customers:
Each AED machine may have its own specific instructions and maintenance requirements, so it's important to refer to the manufacturer's guidelines for detailed information on caring for and maintaining a particular AED machine.