Heart attacks are, unfortunately, a common phenomenon. Every year, approximately 750,000 people in the United States alone will experience a heart attack, and for this will be fatal for 15% of these individuals.
When someone experiences sudden cardiac arrest, their chances of survival drop 10% for every minute they don’t receive defibrillation. However, their possibility of survival can double or triple when Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is performed within the first few minutes.
According to heart experts, 522 lives could be saved every year in the United States and Canada if Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) were placed in accessible public locations. Research shows that survival rates have more than doubled when AEDs have been used by witnesses when someone is having a