EMS Superstore has many types of AED for EMT personnel. AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator and it is a device that delivers an electric shock to the heart in order to treat life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias. AEDs are used by a variety of people and organizations, but they are really important for EMT’s and they actions that they take.
AEDs can help save lives and that is why EMS Superstore has all different types of AED’s for EMT’s to purchase. It is important that EMTs have the best quality equipment available for the large variety of situations that they might go into.
Why should EMT’s have AED’s.
AED’s can help save lives. AEDs are used to treat people who are having a heart attack, and they have been shown to be really effective in doing so. A lot of times, when someone is experiencing a heart attack, their heart starts beating irregularly. This is called an arrhythmia, and it can lead to cardiac events, such as a heart attack. AEDs help to correct this arrhythmia and can save someone’s life.
EMTs are often the first people on the scene of an emergency, and they need to have the best tools available to them in order to help those who are in need. AEDs are definitely some of those that EMTs should both have and know how to use properly
What are the benefits of being trained in the use of an AED.
The are a variety of benefits of having been trained in the use of using an AED. One of the most important is that AEDs can help save someone’s life. When somone has a sudden cardiac event ones heart might stop, this prevents oxygen from getting to the brain so every second matters.
While CPR can help keep your heart pumping with the compressions and AED can help the heart get back to its proper rhythm. Thus saving their life
Other considerations about using and owning an AED.
There are a number of other considerations that you should keep in mind when AED. A few examples include:
- AEDs can only be used on someone who has not been revived already
- AEDs require training to properly use and they come with directions so if one is unsure always check the instructions first.
- Has the AED that is being used had properly maintained?
- While all AEDs have a similar job their can be a large variety between each one. So knowing how to use your specific AED for EMT is important
So each EMT should have knowledge of the AED that is around them so that if and when the situation arises they can properly use the AED and potentially save the persons life.
The EMS Superstore has, and always has been about focusing on one mission: selling quality professional life saving equipment, providing second to none customer service, and an unselfish commitment to you, our customers 24/7. If you have any questions about AED’s or our other products please call us at (770) 672-7911 or fill out our contact us form and we will assist you in any way we can.