James Gandolfini Dead: No AED In Hotel

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Title: Vice President
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email: Allyn@AmericanMedSupply.com

James Gandolfini Death Could Have Been Prevented If Hotel Had AED Says UCLA Cardiologist

ALLENTOWN, PA., July 11, 2013 – American Med Supply advises all travelers to book a hotel equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) since James Gandolfini's recent death could have been prevented if his hotel had an AED according to a UCLA cardiologist.

“James Gandolfini absolutely may have survived if hotel personnel had used an AED when they found him,” said Dr. Matthew Budoff, an associate professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA and a renowned cardiologist, during an interview with the National Enquirer.

“For each minute that passes following a heart attack, the survival rates drop by 10 percent. So if five minutes pass without assistance by the AED, his survival rate is 50 percent. If 10 minutes go by, the risk of dying is 100 percent,” added Dr. Budoff in the National Enquirer. “There is no question that had they used an AED when they first found James Gandolfini, his chances of survival would have been greatly improved.”

An AED is a small laptop-sized device that can automatically restart a heart after sudden cardiac arrest. A New England Journal of Medicine study found that public access to AEDs doubled the chances of survival in cardiac-arrest cases.

“More lives can be saved if additional hotels put their guests first and invest in AEDs,” said Allyn Cutts, co-founder of American Med Supply, a retailer of AEDs including Heartsine PAD AED, Zoll Plus AED and Philips Onsite Defibrillator. “We recommend that travelers call before making an online reservation and ask if the hotel is equipped with an AED because this critical information is not available on travel websites.”

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that most hotels do not invest in AEDs to protect their guests. Global Hyatt Corp. stated just approximately 20% of its hotels have AEDs. Choice Hotels International Inc. stated “very few” of its hotels are equipped with AEDs, while InterContinental Hotels Group stated it does not require its hotels to have them.

According to the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, 359,400 Americans experience out-of-hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest each year. When bystanders intervene with Automated External Defibrillators, four out of 10 victims survive.

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AMERICAN MED SUPPLY AED GIVEAWAY RAISES AWARENESS
Octobers Grand Prize: An Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

 

Allentown PA, October 4, 2011 – Every year in the US, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of more than 350,000 people and hundreds of thousands more worldwide. Today, fewer than 5% of SCA victims survive, largely because trained first responders with an AED do not reach them in time. In most cases, their key to survival is prompt defibrillation therapy. When defibrillation therapy is delayed more than ten minutes, the victim's chance of survival drops to less than 5 percent. Defibrillators are life savers.

American Med Supply is having a contest and giving away an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in the month of October in support of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness month.   Their goal with the campaign is to get the word out that defibrillators save lives and to eventually know that everyone in America within four minutes a working defibrillator.  More than 80% of SCA victims survive when automated external defibrillation occurs within five minutes of the onset of sudden cardiac arrest.

To raise awareness, every month leading up to October, American Med Supply gives away great gifts and prizes like:

  • $25 American Express Gift Cards
  • $25 Gift Cards to Chili’s, Macaroni Grill, On The Border
  • $25 value Ultimate 130 piece First Aid Kit
  • $75 value AHA & American Red Cross AED Trainer
  • Grand Prize, an AED, a $2,100 value.

September’s winner, is username NOV2366, and they have won a $25 gift card to Chili’s, Macaroni Grill, On The Border Chili’s, Macaroni Grill and On The Border.

American Med Supply is one of the nation’s leading providers of Automated External Defibrillators, AED Batteries, AED Pads and AED Cabinets. American Med Supply supplies many of the largest cities and municipalities, gas & electric companies, police forces, government branches, the State Department, US Embassies, Fortune 1000, small businesses, as well as hundreds of YMCA’s, and school districts across the nation with their emergency medical equipment.

For more information, visit www.AmericanMedSupply.com/b/contest

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Contact:  C. Allyn Cutts
Title: Vice President
Phone: (877)899-0002
email: Allyn@AmericanMedSupply.com

AMERICAN MED SUPPLY AED GIVEAWAY RAISES AWARENESS
Octobers Grand Prize: An Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Allentown PA, September 1, 2011 – American Med Supply is having a contest and giving away an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in the month of October in support of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness month.   Their goal with the campaign is to get the word out that defibrillators save lives and to eventually know that everyone in America within four minutes a working defibrillator.  More than 80% of SCA victims survive when automated external defibrillation occurs within five minutes of the onset of sudden cardiac arrest.

Every year in the US, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of more than 350,000 people and hundreds of thousands more worldwide. Today, fewer than 5% of SCA victims survive, largely because trained first responders with an AED do not reach them in time. In most cases, their key to survival is prompt defibrillation therapy. When defibrillation therapy is delayed more than ten minutes, the victim's chance of survival drops to less than 5 percent. Defibrillators are life savers.

To raise awareness even further, every month leading up to October, American Med Supply gives away great gifts and prizes like:

  • $25 American Express Gift Cards
  • $25 Gift Cards to Chili’s, Macaroni Grill, On The Border
  • $25 value Ultimate 130 piece First Aid Kit
  • $75 value AHA & American Red Cross AED Trainer
  • Grand Prize, an AED, a $2,100 value.

August winner, Garret J., won a Zoll PocketCPR, a $90 value.

American Med Supply is one of the nation’s leading providers of Automated External Defibrillators, AED Batteries, AED Pads and AED Cabinets. American Med Supply supplies many of the largest cities and municipalities, gas & electric companies, police forces, government branches, the State Department, US Embassies, Fortune 1000, small businesses, as well as hundreds of YMCA’s, and school districts across the nation with their emergency medical equipment.

For more information, visit www.AmericanMedSupply.com/b/contest

To see the video, go here: American Med Supply AED Giveaway August Winner

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