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Monthly Archives: February 2020

  • Essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items for infection control

    25th February 2020

    It’s that time of year when winter colds and viruses pose a heightened risk to our health. The current spread of Coronavirus is a global concern and one that serves as a timely reminder to champion high standards of personal hygiene. PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) protects individuals from...

  • What you need to know about defibrillators and AEDs

    25th February 2020

    What is a defibrillator? Are defibrillators and AEDs the same thing? These are common questions that derive from a general misunderstanding on one of first aid’s essential items. Access to AEDs, whether at work, a sports event, or in a public place, can be the difference between life...

  • Defibrillators for schools and the options available

    4th February 2020

    It’s a common misconception that heart attacks and cardiac arrest are conditions that only affect older adults.  The reality is that people of all ages, including children, are at risk. Thankfully, such complications among children are rare. Nevertheless, the Resuscitation Council reports that out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) affects...