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Each year, approximately 300,000 people suffer out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) that require revival from an automated external defibrillator (AED). According to the results of a survey commissioned by Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leader in first-aid and safety programs, although many workplaces have AEDs on site, it’s likely that a majority of workers would not be prepared to locate and use the units.
Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leader in first-aid supplies and automated external defibrillator (AED) programs, today announced it has raised $195,000 for the American Heart Association (AHA) through its participation in more than 50 nationwide Heart Walks & Runs in 2013. This total surpasses the initial goal of raising $175,000 to fight heart disease. The Cintas 2014 schedule will aim to generate $220,000 for the cause.
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The mismatch between where cardiac arrest is most likely to happen and where automated external defibrillators (AEDS) are most likely placed may help explain in part the low survival rate for this “significant public health problem,” according to a Canadian study published yesterday online in Annals of Emergency Medicine (“Determining Risk for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest by Location Type in a Canadian Urban Setting to Guide Future Public Access Defibrillator Placement”).