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An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Suitable for Adult/ Paediatric Use

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are essential life-saving devices when somebody experiences a cardiac arrest, and are becoming essential fixtures in business premises, leisure centres, hotels and many other public spaces. Cardiac arrest incidents can happen to anyone and take place at any time, so having a defibrillator within your premises is essential to ensure the safety anyone in the event of an emergency.

According to a report from the British Heart Foundation an estimated 60,000 cardiac arrests happen outside of hospital each year. Having an AED Defibrillator on-site could significantly increase the chance of someone surviving from a cardiac arrest, by giving out a concentrated electric shock designed to restore the heart to its normal rhythm.

The Mediana HeartOn A15 from our supplier Reliance is an AED device which is able to instantly switch between adult and paediatric settings to suit a range of situations. Pads are attached and ready for use enabling a straightforward procedure once the system has been activated.

The device automatically turns on once the lid is opened; providing a fast and immediate first aid solution, which is necessary when timing is crucial. Ideal for adult and child care, it includes a mode switch which initiates a setting adjustment to alter treatment without the need to insert special electrode pads or a separate key.

The Mediana HeartOn A15 incorporates a built-in feature that provides the user with clear, audible instructions for step-by-step guidance to guarantee the correct technique is practised. This unique and innovative feature means no training is required to use the Mediana AED as there is no risk in shocking a casualty in error. In addition, the system’s panel includes supportive visuals to assist the user throughout the process to ensure clarity and consistency.

The system’s original design makes it appropriate for use in a variety of environments including schools, clubs and groups. It is packed to ensure it is easily accessible and identifiable in an emergency. The Mediana is produced from high quality ABS plastic which clarifies its durability and suitability to last even in tough environments.

An exceptional product recommended under the Government’s Department for Education guidelines; the Mediana is available now and ready to revolutionise first aid as we know it.

For more information on the Mediana HeartOn A15 from Reliance, contact Bunzl Catering Supplies today.