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Setting a Good Example – Sports Clubs with AEDs

An old boys’ team is getting together on the football field, having a fabulous time. suddenly, one of them collapses. His mates realise, he is not responding and not breathing either, he is having a cardiac arrest. This scenario can …



Hollywood Style Resuscitation – Myths & Mistakes

After a long course yesterday, I decided I deserved a relaxing evening in front of our new TV. I was channel hopping when my attention was grabbed by a hospital scene: there it was, another in-hospital resuscitation scene. I heard …



Automated External Defibrillators Talk To You

You can’t do anything wrong. The defibrillator’s voice is loud and clear and gives the group of students listening step by steps instructions what to do. The students hesitate but when the intructor reassures them, one of students presses the …



32 New AEDs

These are fantastic news for anyone suffering from a cardiac arrest in canton Zug. The cantonal government had decided to grant the credit to purchase of 32 new defibrillators for public areas in the canton. Defibrillators are easy to use: …



Restart A Heart Day 2014

We are proud to announce our second Restart A Heart Day, this time in cooperation with the community of Langnau am Albis and Samariter Verein Region Thalwil who has agreed to join us in this effort to raise awareness about …



Soccer player dies during game

I just read this on the news. It always breaks my heart when a young athlete dies, especially if he could have been resuscitated using a defibrillator: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/the_beautiful_blog/2013/07/peruvian-soccer-player-yair-clavijo-18-collapses-and-dies-during-game Do YOU know how to perform CPR, what a defibrillator is and …