When is Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation Needed?

Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation isn’t recommended for untrained bystanders for several reasons. Firstly, people’s fear of it can lead to fewer people being willing to help (this is part of the bystander effect). Secondly, there’s a technique to it that makes it ineffective and difficult to do if you haven’t trained in CPR. And lastly, doing chest […]

What Does Cardiac Arrest Feel and Look Like?

Learning what a cardiac arrest feels like and looks like is a good way to be properly prepared to help someone in an emergency. Here’s some insight from our team – providers of the best defibrillators in Australia, includingCell AED and HeartSine defibrillators. Most people don’t feel anything!  Cardiac arrest has an almost instant impact […]

How Shocking is an AED? A Guide to Defibrillator Voltage

All defibrillators work by supplying an electrical shock to the heart, and automated external defibrillators (AED) are no different. Here’s some insight into how the right dose of voltage works to support CPR and life-saving efforts, from DefibsPlus – the best place to get defibrillator training and buy a defibrillator in Australia. It’s all about […]

What’s the Difference Between Cardiac Arrest and Respiratory Arrest?

To “arrest” something means to stop it – but when it comes to cardiac arrest and respiratory arrest, these are two quite different medical emergencies! Here’s some insight into the differences and what to do, from our suppliers of the best AEDs in Australia. What is cardiac arrest?  Cardiac arrest is when the heart either […]

Why You Need a Defibrillator for Caravan and Camping Sites

Few people love the outdoors as much as Aussies! According to a study by the Caravan Industry Association of Australia, 79% of Aussies are considering a camping or caravanning holiday over the next 6 months. Between cost-of-living increases that are making more expensive holiday options less affordable, and the great upgrades and funding being put into these […]

South Australia Defibrillator Laws are Leading the Fight Against SCA!

As a first in Australia, the SA government is passing laws that make it mandatory to have defibrillators in public spaces. This is wonderful news, as it is likely to lead the way for other states to pass similar laws, helping to save many lives in the future! Here’s what you need to know about […]

Sleep Yourself to a Healthier Heart

Many of our tips for improving heart health are about getting active regularly, from adopting a dog that you can walk each day to practising yoga, joining a dance class, or taking upcycling. But did you know your heart needs a good night’s sleep too? Here are some insights into how sleep affects heart health […]