How to use an AED with children?


  Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are machines that deliver a controlled electrical shock through electrodes. The aim is that the cardiac arrhythmia that causes cardiorespiratory arrest is reverted to a normal rhythm. Its use is very simple and safe, and it can be used by non-medical personnel with minimal training. Knowing how an AED works … Read more

8 out of 10 heart attacks are preventable

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in developed countries. According to the latest data published by the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2015 17.7 million people died from some pathology related to cardiovascular health. The Spanish Heart Foundation (FEC) recalls that in our country cardiovascular diseases are also the leading cause of death, … Read more