automated external defibrillator

By Jonah Comstock 10:16 am August 12, 2014
Los Angeles County in California has become the latest county to implement a mobile app to crowdsource lifesaving CPR, as reported in a recent story in the LA Times. The app, called PulsePoint, is made and distributed by automated external defibrillator (AED) company Physio-Control. "PulsePoint allows citizens that are trained in CPR to receive an alert at the same time as our dispatch center for...
By Neil Versel 02:44 pm March 21, 2012
The iPad can't administer a lifesaving electrical jolt to the heart – yet – but a new app teaches people how to do so with the help of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Croatian emergency physician Ivor Kovic and his company, Ivor Medical, recently released the AED Trainer app, which simulates operation of an actual AED, the portable device that allows medical professionals, emergency...