With the increasing availability of public defibrillators, some people buy the device for use at home. The demand for the machine is on the rise.
The increasing popularity of AEDs
Some of the possible factors of the increase in the demand for the device might be the aging population or the status of the health of the population.
Defibrillators can help save an individual who is in cardiac arrest by delivering a shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm. Drug stores are not stocking on the device for health-conscious consumers.
The increasing availability of the device is beneficial if in a high-risk population, especially if family members are trained on how to use the device. This is an advantage in case of emergencies.
Availability of AEDs
Learning how to properly use an automated external defibrillator (AED) is a good investment. During emergencies, prompt and proper use of the device can significantly improve the chances of survival, especially with heart-related cases.
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