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Australian Hearts

 Across the country, 41 Australians die from a sudden cardiac arrest every single day. This is 41 families each day losing a loved one – it could be a mother, father, grandparent, daughter or son. 41 hearts, 41 tragedies every single day. And most of these deaths are completely preventable. If only an Automatic External […]

Tell everyone you are a lifesaver!

  Join the Ambulance Victoria ‘Good Sam’ register. Ambulance Victoria is maintaining a register of defibrillators so their ‘Good Sam’ responders can access this life-saving device faster than waiting for an ambulance. Every minute that CPR and defibrillation are delayed reduces the person’s chance of survival by 10%. A fast response can make the difference […]

Why Buy A Defibrillator With Compliance To The ANZCOR Guidelines

What Are The ANZCOR Guidelines? The ANZCOR guidelines are evidence based resuscitation protocols that include recommendations for Automated External Defibrillators. The guidelines have been developed with consideration of all available scientific and published information. Defibrillators that have a high level of compliance with the ANZCOR Guidelines offer the best practice features as recommended by the […]

Ambulance Victoria Response Times

Ambulance Victoria Response Times The Ambulance Victoria 2016/2017 annual report shows that response time targets were not met. Attendance to code one emergency’s within 15 minuets was  78.3% of the time against a target of 85% Also better performance was reported for cardiac arrest patients with 50% surviving the trip to hospital. The numbers show […]

Restart A Heart Day – October 16 2017

Restart A Heart Day 2017 October 16 2017 marks Restart a Heart Day for 2017. http://www.restartaheart.net/ Restart a Heart Day aims to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest and that anyone can restart a heart. The aim of Restart A Heart Day is to raise awareness and education of CPR and AED’s / Defibrillators in the […]

Tom Petty – Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Tom Petty – Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) The sad loss of  Tom Petty yesterday, struck down by a sudden cardiac arrest. While the exact situation of what happened is not clear it highlights the shear randomness of SCA. Also reminds us that we need more access to Defibrillators / AED’s. A defibrillator is the only […]

Public Access Defibrillator / AED Security

Defibrillator / AED Theft Public access defibrillators AED can get stolen and often never found again. The reason they are often not recovered is that they have no value to buyers. Who’s going to want to use a defibrillator that was sold in the Pub ? So the question is, how do you secure a […]

What’s the worst thing that can happen when using a Defibrillator ??

Finding out it has a flat battery. See Article ‘VAFA player suffers heart attack during game at Whitefriars College’ Herald Sun, August 20, 2017 A footballer collapsed during a game. The football clubs defibrillator battery was flat. All Defibrillators need  attention to keep them working at all times. When you buy a defibrillator you need […]

Melbourne teen’s remarkable recovery after going into cardiac arrest

A good article on the 9News site regarding the unexpected cardiac arrest that a young teenager and his remarkable recovery. See the article here  The points we should take note of are; A thought to be healthy 16 year old boy had a cardiac arrest, while competing in a triathlon. The teenager had a unknown […]

CR2 Defibrillator From Physio Control

CR2 Defibrillator The new CR2 Defibrillator from Physio Control.   Coming soon to our website.   Call us now for more information or a quote on this ground breaking new defibrillator.   This defibrillator features some advanced features including WiFi and Cellular Network Communication and promises to be the defibrillator of choice for both inexperienced users […]

Why Do I Need A Defibrillator / AED

The Vital First 10 Minutes The most compelling reason as to why anyone needs to have a defibrillator on hand is that after the first 10 minutes of having a cardiac arrest your survival rates can drop to be less than 10% . The survival rate can drop between 7% to 10% for every minute […]