Posts Tagged ‘AEDs’

October 30th, 2014

Engineering Student Invents Flying Ambulance Drone to Deliver AED to SCA Patients

Drones have been used to kill people in war zones and to spy on people. Now a sharp young engineering graduate student in the Netherlands has come up with an innovative new use for drones that might one day shorten the time to defibrillation for people with sudden cardiac arrest. Alec Momont, an engineering grad student […]

March 22nd, 2013

FDA Proposes Higher Regulatory Scrutiny for Automatic External Defibrillators

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) will have a more difficult time getting on the market if a new FDA proposal is finalized. The agency today proposed a new rule that will require AED manufacturers to submit pre-market approval (PMA) applications. “Automated external defibrillators save lives,” said cardiologist William Maisel, deputy director of science and chief scientist at […]