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Defibrillator warning

23 January 2013

Every minute's delay in treatment following cardiac arrest reduces a person's chance of survival by 14 per cent hence so many organisations have invested in Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). However work carri

Every minute's delay in treatment following cardiac arrest reduces a person's chance of survival by 14 per cent hence so many organisations have invested in Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).

However work carried out by JPen Medical has revealed that even though many AEDs would pass a self-test, around 10% of them would still fail a 'live test' carried out by a qualified engineer. Medical professionals get their AEDs live tested every 12 months, a service, JPen Medical is now offering to nonmedical AED operators.

For a charge of £39.95 + VAT, a JPen Medical's qualified engineers will carry out an on site detailed live testing schedule.
 
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