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AED FAQs

What is an AED? An AED (or Automated External Defibrillator) is a life saving device that restores normal rhythm to the heart of a victim of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).   What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)? Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the leading cause of death in the western world. Each year almost 30,000 people…

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AEDs required by law on Queensland reef vessels

With 10 tourist fatalities in 6 months around the Great Barrier Reef, the Queensland State Government has put into law a stronger Code of Practice for Recreational Snorkelling and will shortly announce revised Diving Safety guidelines. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace announced the long-awaited changes to make the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland’s other waterways…

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Are AEDs Required In Schools?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest kills over 200 young people every year. Heart complications are not something you would usually think about with a healthy and active child. However, Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) does not discriminate and affects people of all ages and fitness levels. There is often no obvious cause or prior symptoms that the victim…

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Introducing the Aero Marine First Aid Kits

The New Aero Marine First Aid Kit Range The Range Marine Kits Meeting Care and Compliance Aero Healthcare specialises in producing high-quality first aid kits designed to meet both the toughest of Australian regulatory requirements and the highest of industry expectations while at the same time as offering more affordable solutions to end consumers. All of…

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Snake Bite First Aid Bandages

0of the 25 most venomous snakes in the world live in Australia Application of Correct First Aid is Critical when it Comes to Australia’s Deadliest Australia is home to some of the world’s most deadly creatures. From the aggressive Sydney Funnel Web Spider through the infamous Blue-ringed octopus and of course the wide range of venomous…

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Restart a Heart Day 2018

0Australians who suffer SCA outside of a hospital every year… Currently only 10% survive. Find out how you can Save a Life today! [dflip id=”10931″ type=”thumb”][/dflip] Know CPR and Increase the Rates of Survival! Every year more than seven million people globally suffer from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) with little to no warning. Of…

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CPR Advisor Explained

The HeartSine Samaritan 500P public access defibrillator is designed to analyse heart rhythm and automatically deliver an electrical shock if it determines one is needed. Voice prompts guide you through the process of defibrillation and through CPR, prompting you to “Push Harder”, “Push Faster”, “Push Slower” or whether you are doing “Good Compressions”. About 70%…

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