October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, aimed at raising awareness and understanding of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). It's a good time to learn how to effectively respond in an SCA emergency.
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We love feel-good stories, and this is one for the books. Christchurch mum, Aisling O’Riordan and her son, Sawyer worked to fundraise money for an AED in their Christchurch community.
It was business as usual last month at the Mitre 10 Mega in Botany when a member of the public ran into the store asking for help. A young man in his twenties had collapsed about 300m from the store.
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Do you often feel dizzy or tightness in your chest? This may mean you have an irregular heartbeat, also known as cardiac dysrhythmia or arrhythmia