Having a complete and dedicated AED Program provides the backbone of Life Saving Emergency Response
By Chris Metcalfe, B.A. EMT-P, and Edward Wasser B.A., M.D. D.A.A.P.M.
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are becoming quite common in workplaces and public places across North America. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada along with major US Medical Response organizations (Red Cross, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine) all encourage the placement of AEDs
where use can be provided within 3 minutes of a cardiac event.