Which AED is right for me?
Shopping for a defibrillator can seem quite intimidating due to all of the different models, manufacturers and high prices. First Aid Canada is happy to provide four different types of defibrillators; all of which are trustworthy, easy to use and set at appropriate prices. This blog is designed to help you discover the best defibrillator for your life and your needs.
Are you looking for a defibrillator for the home? Defibrillators for the home are highly recommended with for individuals with health and heart concerns. If heart disease is a risk factor in your life, or the life of a loved one, having an AED in the home could result in the difference between life and death. Home defibrillators are also recommended for people living in rural areas or spending time away from medical help such as cabins, chalets or cottages. There is little to no training needed for the HeartStart Home Defibrillator which means it is designed for the ordinary person in the extraordinary moment. With an 8-year warranty, a fast response kit, a carrying case and more the Philips HeartStart Home could be the lifesaver in your life.
Philips HeartStart Onsite Automated External Defibrillators are the perfect life-saving device for public spaces such as community centers and sports arenas. Just like the Philips HeartStart Home defibrillator, the Philips Onsite is extremely easy to operate with both audio and visual cues. This model is designed for acting fast to save a life in a fast paced environment. With the ability to deliver a shock in about 8 seconds after the end of a CPR interval, this model one of the fastest operating AEDs. For a visual example check out this video:
The Philips HeartStart FRx Defibrillator is specifically designed for first responders needing a lifesaving device that is rugged, easy to use and extremely reliable. On the scene with law enforcement, on the field with athletes, or on the job in industrial workplaces, the FRx AED is built to treat sudden cardiac arrest in environments and conditions too demanding for many other defibrillators. This model also includes a fast response kit containing additional supplies such as a CPR Face Mask, Paramedic Scissors, Pair of Nitrile Gloves, Razor & Absorbent Cloth. For more information on this particular model check out the video below:
ZOLL's AED Plus® features Real CPR Help®, a tool that is able to actually see what you are doing and provide feedback to help you do it well. For example, audio and visual prompts help you rescue with confidence and clarity such as advising you to push harder on the victims chest during CPR compressions or stop CPR compressions. For more information check out the ZOLL AED Plus Demonstration Video:
Still have questions? Feel free to contact the First Aid Canada team anytime between 9-5 est. at 1-855-322-4243.