(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), any person who uses or attempts to use an automated external defibrillator
device on a victim of a perceived medical emergency is immune from civil liability for any harm resulting from the use or attempted use of such device; and in addition, any person who acquired the device is immune from such liability, if the harm was not due to the failure of such acquirer of the device ...
Not only do the life-saving benefits of a well-conceived automated external defibrillator
program outweigh the potential downside, but increasingly, failure to provide such a program in the event of sudden cardiac arrest is becoming a liability concern.
The Welsh Ambulance Service, in collaboration with the Welsh Assembly Government, British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Health Commission Wales provides training in Basic Life Support (BLS) and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
If they simply have individuals present or scheduled who are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but they have no automated external defibrillator
available for use, the question arises if this will be considered "technologically advanced service." One wonders if such matters may lead to the filing of numerous suits against health and fitness facilities in what has been called a potential "litigation frenzy" in the Comment column of this publication (July 2000).
- The North American market for automated external defibrillators
is estimated to grow to about USD 367m by 2019, at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2014 to 2019, according to a new report from Indian market research firm MicroMarket Monitor.
The European automated external defibrillator
(AED) market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.9% from 2014 to 2019.
The club bought the automated external defibrillator
(AED) after reading about heart-related problems suffered by people who do a lot of sport.
The Charlton Fire Department is working toward fulfilling an American Red Cross goal of every American being within four minutes of an automated external defibrillator
CHICAGO -- Placing an automated external defibrillator
in the homes of patients with a previous anterior wall MI did not reduce mortality in a large randomized, multicenter trial.
The popular Kingsbury Water Park, near Atherstone, is to be equipped with an automated external defibrillator
- thanks to the Coventry and Warwickshire Ambulance NHS Trust.
in training Shepley first responders Jane Hanson and Jeremy Pease THE British Heart Foundation charity and the National Lottery's New Opportunities Fund have provided the Shep- ley volunteers with an automated external defibrillator
A portable defibrillator, or AED (automated external defibrillator
), can restart a stopped heart and save a life.