Life-Saving Device Zoll AED and Defibrillators

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Zoll Aed or automated external defibrillators is a life saving device that is used to deliver an electric shock to the victim of sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest can victimize a person of any age group or fitness level. During cardiac arrest, the victim’s heart starts to quiver and beat rapidly; it also ceases to pump blood effectively. Defibrillation helps in restoring the heart beat to a normal rate. As per American Heart Association (AHA) around 350,000 Americans suffer from sudden cardiac arrest and with timely help it is possible to save around 20,000 to 100,000 of them.

Early defibrillation is the key to saving a victim.

•             The best thing about defibrillators is that these are user friendly devices and can be used by a lay person with minimum training. The standard visual and voice prompt feature in Philips aed batteries makes it perfectly easy for the rescuer to use the device. Human life is precious and you can help to save a victim of sudden cardiac arrest by using AED life saving devices like Zoll Aed.

•             It is crucial that the victim gets timely help because a delay can cause him to lose his life. Philips aed battery is portable, compact, and easy to use; anyone can use a defibrillator in case of an emergency with some basic training. You can learn to use an AED on the AED trainers, such as Laedral AED Trainer 2, Zoll Aed Trainer, ZOLL® AED Plus® Trainer2, and Defibtech Stand Alone Training AED. These trainers are perfect to train lay persons and health care professionals to use AED devices in an emergency medical situation.

•             Training helps you to overcome the hesitation and fear of using an automated external defibrillator. You can attend course by American Red Cross which will prepare you to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and you’ll also learn to use Phillips aed batteries. These courses are available for people of all age groups and can also be customized to meet the requirements of individuals or groups. By completing the cost-effective course by American Red Cross, you will become a certified rescuer with a course completion certificate which is recognized nationally.

American Heart Association’s Zoll AED Anytime Personal Learning Program is perfect for imparting the knowledge for performing CPR and using an AED case hearstart. The aim of this course is to train the rescuers to minimize the risks to both the victim and the responder. Most organizations are hesitant to follow a public access defibrillation (PAD) program as they are afraid of being sued. There have been no known instances of a lay rescuer being sued for providing CPR or defibrillation as Good Samaritans.

AHA And Red Cross On The Best AED Equipments For Medical Treatment

ZOLL MEDICAL AED DEFIBRILLATOR Simulator-Tester For Functional Testing 8000-0800-01  American Heart Association (AHA) and American Red Cross are continuously making efforts to spread awareness about the lifesaving automatic external defibrillators or Best Aed. These devices are needed in all public places, offices, and organizations as defibrillation shock is the only definitive treatment for sudden cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) helps in pumping oxygenated blood through the body of the victim but it fails to bring heart rate to normal which is possible by delivering a shock via a defibrillator.

For buying AED cases Philips, a prescription from a physician is required according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Though the rules may differ from state to state but almost every state requires an individual to undergo basic CPR and Best Aed courses from organizations like American Heart Association. Laws were also passed so that people could help a victim of sudden cardiac arrest in an emergency medical situation without fear of any repercussions. In November 2000, the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act (CASA) was signed into law and it directs that automated external defibrillators should be placed in federal buildings. It also exempts Good Samaritans from any liability for providing defibrillation in case of sudden cardiac arrest.

•             In case of a sudden cardiac arrest, every passing minute reduces the chances of victim’s survival. Hence, it is important to impart Best Aed trainings. AED life saving devices and heartstart battery are being used by firefighters, police officers, lifeguards and are available at various places where public gathers, such as railway stations, airports, offices, sports arenas, and casinos.

•             It is important that the victim gets CPR until the EMS personnel reach the spot. Most people are not aware of the fact that not all the victims of sudden cardiac arrest require defibrillation. Around half of the victims can be revived by CPR which involves chest compressions. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is essential to help in flow of oxygenated blood to brain and other vital organs. It is important to learn CPR techniques and using an AED as most sudden cardiac victims die because bystanders are unaware of what they should do to help the victim.

If a business or organization possesses an AED, it has to comply with the AED regulations and AED protocols. AED requirements also include AED trained staff and Best AED. Also AED cases onsite should be placed properly so that anybody can access it in time of need. It is important to follow the guidelines of the American Red Cross and American Heart Association. It is also crucial to evaluate at least once every month that the AED device is in a condition to be readily used in case of an emergency medical situation.

Zoll Defibrillator Portable Defib Uses and Protocols

ZOLL MEDICAL AED DEFIBRILLATOR Replacement Trainer Operator's Guide 9650-0304-01Zoll Defibrillator Portable Defib are installed in schools, malls, shopping centers, theaters, offices, health clubs, government buildings, factories, airports, etc. to provide first aid to the victims of sudden cardiac arrest.  The victim is given a biphasic defibrillation shock with the AED which helps to bring back the heart beat to normal. As the AED equipment is used in case of emergency where it is a matter of life and death the accuracy rate of the equipment plays a major role. It is advisable to use equipment that complies with standards of organizations like Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and the American Heart Association’s (AHA).

Another Zoll Defibrillator Portable Defib protocol requires that the defibrillator must not be used for a victim of under 1 year of age. It should not be used to defibrillate a patient who has pulse. For the victims of sudden cardiac arrest who are over 8 years of age, the responsiveness of the victim needs to be checked and then the responder needs to call 911 for emergency responders.

The next thing which the responder is required to do is to get an AED if it is around, and start cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) right away. Knowing how to perform CPR is essential as only half of the patients of sudden cardiac arrest actually require defibrillation.

Certain steps need to be followed for adult CPR, such as ensuring if the scene is safe, taking care if the victim is lying on a flat surface and that he is not lying face down. The responder then needs to find out if the victim is breathing normally or else CPR is required.

It is important to follow the Zoll Defibrillator Portable Defib protocols to ensure that no harm comes to the patient of sudden cardiac arrest before the arrival of emergency medical services. In a nutshell, basic steps of AED Protocol are: safety checking and clearing the area, checking responsiveness of the patient, calling 911 and requesting EMS, checking for breathing, giving 2 slow breaths in case of abnormal or no breathing, checking for pulse, turning on the AED in case there is no pulse, attaching the AED electrode pads, ensuring no one is touching the victim, analyzing the heart rhythm and if pressing the “Shock” button is advised.

For using Zoll Defibrillator Portable Defib, the rescuer is required to turn on the AED and follow the voice prompts. The next step is to attach pads, and care must be taken that pads meant for a child are not used on adult and vice versa. The correct placement of pads is also essential and the rescuer can easily know how to place the pads exactly by seeing the picture on the packaging.

While delivering shock, it is responsibility of the responder to make sure that nobody is touching the patient including the responder himself as the electric shock may be potentially fatal. If the AED indicates that no shock is required, then the rescuer is required to perform CPR only. The responder is required to follow the same steps in case the victim is a child except he should remember to attach the pads meant for child and not an adult.

Quality of AED Sale Equipments In Medicine

  ZOLL AED PRO 90110820499992010NApart from using the good quality AED Sale equipment, it is very important to take care of it to ensure its reliability during need. Regular maintenance of the AED is very essential for the proper functioning of the equipment. The AED equipment must be timely tested in accordance with guidelines formulated by the manufacturer and the American Red Cross and American Heart Association. The maintenance and testing should be in compliance with rules and regulations set by US Food and Drug Administration. A check list should be maintained and a strategic maintenance program should be implemented in every organization where the AED is installed. This will help to keep the AED in ready-to-use condition and save many precious lives in case of emergency.

Methods for AED Maintenance

There are many ways to maintain the AED Sale equipment in proper working condition. AED checklists play a key role in AED maintenance. The inspection data should be kept for future records. Some of them are listed below:

Daily Maintenance AED Checklist: The AED should be cleaned daily to keep it free from dust, dirt and contamination. The AED equipment should be placed in place where is easily visible and accessible. The daily checklist includes parameters like verifying the status indicator, battery installation, visual audible service alarm, and exterior components and sockets for cracks. The daily inspection must be done by trained person who can thoroughly check the readiness of the equipment.

Monthly Maintenance AED Checklist: A monthly inspection should be carried out by the AED Coordinator to check the functionality of the equipment. The auxiliary supplies like AED Sale pads, pocket mask, examination gloves, razors, absorbent gauze, PC cards, and batteries must be checked every 30 days. The expiration date on the package should be verified to ensure there is no obsolete equipment or supplies in the stock. One of the most important factors in monthly AED checklist is to carry out a battery insertion test (BIT) insertion test before repackaging the AED equipment after use.

To get free of the AED maintenance hassles, you can go in for computerize maintenance. There are automatic devices available that can perform self tests without human intervention on regular periodic intervals. Some of the popular brands that manufacture such automated maintenance devices are Burdick, Phillips, Cardiac Science, Heart Sine and Medtronic.

It is very essential that AED Sale equipment should be properly maintained to ensure 100% reliability, efficiency and accuracy of these life saving devices. Any kind of fault like battery failure or error in the working of the AED can lead serious consequences and put a life in endanger. It is always advisable to carefully go through the instruction manual available with AED package and follow the maintenance guidelines given.