Monthly Archives: January 2015

AED Placement: A Vital Key To SCA Survival

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Have you considered that the time span required to retrieve an AED and reach the victim can dramatically affect a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) victim’s chance of survival? AED placement is a vital key in AED Program Implementation and providing the best chance of an SCA victim’s survival. When a person goes into SCA, the chance of survival drops by 10% every 60 seconds that passes without defibrillation. Continue reading

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Medical Equipment Preventive Maintenance and Why Do You Need It?

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Medical Equipment Preventive Maintenance, also known as PM, is: “the care and servicing by trained personnel for the purpose of maintaining equipment and facilities in satisfactory operating condition by providing for systematic inspection, detection, and correction of incipient failures either before they occur or before they develop into major defects.” (US Department of Defense, 2005)

So what does this mean to you? If you are the owner of any type of Medical Equipment, then your equipment should be receiving PMs on a regular basis. Continue reading

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