A 65-year old employee at a Saskatoon car dealership is alive due to the rapid use of an AED by quick-thinking co-workers.
The co-workers of Ted Brown at Wheaton GMC Buick Cadillac saved his life using an automated external defibrillator (AED) when he went into cardiac arrest. His co-workers quickly initiated CPR and called 911. The employees also grabbed the company’s AED and applied it to their co-worker.
The man was rushed to a healthcare facility in serious condition and has since recovered. Brenda, Ted’s wife stated that her husband is alive thanks to the efforts of his co-workers.
Quick use of an AED
The rapid delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) followed by using an AED can save a life. These life-saving techniques can significantly improve the chances of survival during emergencies.
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