Benefits of Defibrillators in Offices
Electrical pumps have the ability of producing electricity that is used in running multiple items. Our hearts somewhat resembles these electrical pumps for in this case, it is producing electricity for our heart muscles. Every single second, heart muscles are working hard to pump blood that our body needs. There are instances on the other hand in which electrical stimulations where our heart fails in creating heart beats. In other words, this is the infamous case of cardiac arrest.
All of a sudden, our heart fails and blood supply that our body needs stats to decrease. For this reason, the victim has high likelihood to die. Whether you believe it or not, a report showed that almost 90 percent of victims dying from this condition die before reaching the hospital. Luckily, there are now AEDs or Automated External Defibrillators, which is a product of our modern technology which helps in significantly reducing mortality rates.
The real question now is how AEDs work. Well basically, its main function is to restore the normal working condition of the heart. Truth is, even if the patient has to be shock or not, this electronic device could be put into use. In other words, the Automated External Defibrillator discharges electric current and reverses uncoordinated contraction of heart muscles. The best part when you are using AED is that, it is made to have a user-friendly design making it easier for everyone to understand its mechanism.
Truth is, the American Heart Association or AHA works hard in providing reports related to heart conditions of US professionals currently working. As per reports made, there are around 65% of working professionals who are actually running the risk of dealing with a cardiovascular disease and have sudden cardiac arrest. And regardless how much we rely on machines nowadays, human resources which are still the biggest asset of any organization. It is because of this same reason why it is important for companies to look at the health condition of their employees.
Similar to fire extinguishers that are used to put out fire, AEDs can now be found in virtually any organizations. Free medical checkups are done often and employees are provided with basic training using AEDs. Not only that, there are lots of governmental agencies and NGOs that are offering AED kits for free!
Our heart is like an electric pump and it’s difficult to tell when it will malfunction. But one thing’s for sure, when it does malfunction, the odds of having cardiac arrest significantly increased and having AEDs present can be your life savior.