AED Resources and Links
The following represent great places online that we recommend others use during their research and creation on an AED program. Should you have any questions or would like any advice in order to create the best AED program possible for you and your unique needs, please do not hesitate to contact us at anytime toll-free at (888) 225 - 7049.
Medtronic Physio-Control | www.physio-control.com
Medtronic Physio-Control is the manufacturer responsible for the LIFEPAK AEDs featured at AEDs Today. Due to the escalating therapy the LIFEPAK AEDs all deliver (meaning the joules deliver to the patient increases until revival), Medtronic Physio-Control AEDs receive our strongest recommendation.
Philips HealthCare | www.healthcare.philips.com
Philips HealthCare is the leader of the AED and defibrillator market, having hundreds of thousands of AEDs spread across the globe. Philips HealthCare creates the HeartStart AEDs, including the Philips HeartStart OnSite and the Philips HeartStart FRx. Philips is the most trusted and reliable manufacturer on the market and creates lifesaving devices we strongly recommend.
Zoll Medical Corporation | www.zoll.com
Zoll Medical Corporation is the third most prominent manufacturer of AEDs and defibrillators. Zoll Medical Corporation creates two AED models that most first responders and medical professionals are familiar with, being the Zoll AED Plus and the Zoll AED Pro.
Defibtech | www.defibtech.com
Defibtech is the manufacturer of the Defibtech Lifeline, an award-winning AED that has sold over 125,000 units worldwide.
HeartSine | www.heartsine.com
HeartSine is the manufacturer for the HeartSine Samaritan PAD AED. Based in Ireland with offices in the United States, HeartSine is the smallest of all AED manufacturers featured on AEDs Today.
AED- and Sudden Cardiac Arrest-Related Non-Profit Organizations
Starting Hearts Foundation | www.startinghearts.org/
Starting Hearts Foundation was created by Lynn Blake, a survivor of sudden cardiac arrest herself. Dedicated to improving the survival rates of sudden cardiac arrest and increasing AED access across the United States, Starting Hearts Foundation is a partner of AEDs Today. We dedicate at least 1% of every sale to a non-profit whose mission we believe in and are incredibly proud to have Starting Hearts Foundation as one of our partnered non-profits.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation | www.sca-aware.org
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation is a group of passionate individuals dedicated to saving lives worldwide via creating awareness and increasing AED access.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coalition | www.stopcardiacarrest.org
The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coalition is a US-based non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the survival rates of sudden cardiac arrest.
American Heart Association | www.heart.org
The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health of Americans.
The American Red Cross | www.redcross.org
The American Red Cross is easily one of the most recognizable names of today. Champions of elevating the quality of life and health of millions, the American Red Cross is a strong supporter of improving AED access and survival rates of sudden cardiac arrest.
Great Resources Concerning AEDs and Cardiovascular Health
United States Department of Labor on AEDs | www.osha.gov
The United States Department of Labor is a passionate supporter of improving AED access and has created an number of great resources and statistics on their website.
National Heart and Lung Institute | www.nhlbi.nih.gov
A division of the United States Government, the National Heart and Lung Institute has created a number of informative and useful articles concerning AEDs and proper administration of an AED.
National Conference of State Legislation | www.ncsl.org
The National Conference of State Legislation has compiled all of the state laws on cardiac arrest and defibrillators in one easy-to-access place. Every owner of an AED is strongly advised to familiarize themselves with the laws of their local state.