• It’s April, the sun is (occasionally) shining and we can officially confirm that spring is upon us, it’s no surprise to find that there’s definitely a ‘spring’ in quite a few people’s steps here at defibshop. [...]

  • AEDs in the Gym

    For a few of us here at defibshop, going to the gym or participating in some form of exercise is part of our routine. Whether it’s on a daily basis or allotted days of the week, you’ll always find at least one of our staff members hitting the gym. [...]

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest - that's the condition which only affects the elderly isn't it? That preys on those which live an unhealthy lifestyle? Similar to a heart attack?

    Wrong. [...]

  • Marathons; they’re not for everyone. Running over 26 miles in one go really does take some dedication. For many runners nowadays, running a marathon – even if it’s just the one - is the ultimate goal. [...]

  • David Ginola has said he is “feeling fine” following a quadruple heart bypass operation. The 49-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest whilst playing football in Mandelieu, southern France on the 19th of May where he was attending a celebrity golf tournament.

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  • Following the death of Cameroon’s Patrick Ekeng, Fifa’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Jiri Dvorak has began an urgent call to action to implement tougher rules on stadium medical care to football’s world governing body.

    Patrick Ekeng died of sudden cardiac arrest on the 6th of May during a match where he played for Dinamo Bucharest in Romania. He was just 26 years old.

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