Stories tagged: defibrillators
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 3:51 P.M.
St. Jude warns batteries in up to 350,000 defibrillators worldwide could short circuit and fail
St. Jude Medical Inc. said Tuesday that nearly 350,000 of its defibrillators implanted in patients may short-circuit and stop, a malfunction that may have killed two people.
SUNDAY, AUG. 25, 2013
Emphasis on lifesaving techniques helps more people
The sound was tiny and muffled as it came through a vent in JJ Dunn’s bedroom and he teetered on the edge of sleep. He was dog tired, only awake …
THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 2010
Project puts defibrillators in schools
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is delivering defibrillators to area high schools after a spike in the incidence of cardiac arrest among young people and adults. Installing the devices was …