external defibrillator

Drone Improve Response Times for Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests

Drones may reduce response time for cardiac arrest

In simulated out-of-hospital arrests, drones carrying an automated external defibrillator arrived sooner than EMS, reducing response time by about 16 minutes, reports a study in JAMA. In a…

FDA to strengthen review of AEDs

On January 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will strengthen its review of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help improve the quality and…

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