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Heart Attack survivor from first aid course

2022-06-21T05:41:58+10:00May 11th, 2020|Defibrillators, FAAE News, First Aid Advice, Gold Coast First Aid News|

 Peter Cary attended a First Aid course in October of 2015, when he suddenly has a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Ironically, this happened during a role-play session in the CPR Course where students were practicing their newly acquired First

Defibrillators for Dive & Snorkel Vessels in QLD

2022-06-13T05:06:14+10:00May 7th, 2020|Defibrillators, FAAE News, First Aid Advice|

Defibrillators are now mandatory in 2018 QLD Diving and Snorkelling Code of Practice. The Queensland Government has adjusted requirments to the code of practice to include: Recreational Snorkelling Recreational Diving Recreational Technical Diving Queensland businesses undertaking these activities outside of

Defibrillator Fun Facts: What you might not know about defibs

2023-05-26T04:19:27+10:00March 11th, 2020|Defibrillators, FAAE News, First Aid Advice|

As it’s becoming more apparent of how essential it is to invest in a defibrillator, we want to ensure more people have a solid understanding when it comes to defibs! We’ve put together a summary of a few fun facts that you might not know about defibs.

Does a Defibrillator Restart Your Heart?

2022-06-13T05:33:43+10:00March 4th, 2020|Defibrillators, FAAE News, First Aid Advice|

Here at First Aid Accident & Emergency, we make it our mission to provide education surrounding defibrillators, including what they’re used for and how they work. We aim to raise awareness and help you understand how important defibrillators are so you will hopefully consider investing in one of these life-saving devices.

What’s the difference between Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest?

2023-05-26T04:19:27+10:00February 25th, 2020|Defibrillators, First Aid Advice|

Many people tend to use the terms ‘heart attack’ and ‘cardiac arrest’ interchangeably and assume they have the same meaning. There are actually many key differences between the two heart conditions! Learn all about heart attack and cardiac arrest in our latest blog post.

Defibrillators Save Lives: Yellow Wiggle Speaks About His Cardiac Arrest

2023-05-26T04:19:27+10:00February 20th, 2020|Defibrillators, FAAE News, First Aid Advice|

A few weeks ago we reported on Yellow Wiggle, Greg Page, who suffered a cardiac arrest after performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney. Thanks to quick-thinking bystanders who were trained in CPR and a public access HeartSine defibrillator, Page survived the incident and he recently released a statement about the experience.

The Defibrillator Basics Everyone Should Know

2023-05-26T04:19:27+10:00February 17th, 2020|Defibrillators, FAAE News, First Aid Advice|

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) has the potential to strike at any moment—individuals of all ages and health levels are at risk of suffering a cardiac arrest. With more people making the worthwhile investment of purchasing a defib, we’ve decided to create a summary to outline some of the defibrillator basics that everyone should know.


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