When someone suffers a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), whoever is nearby needs to act quickly in order to save their life. Alerting the emergency services, starting CPR and using an automatic external defibrillator (AED) can save precious seconds and make the difference between life and death.
As a SCA can occur to anyone regardless of gender, age or ethnicity, they are very difficult to predict which is why the fatality rate it so unfortunately high. Having an AED installed in all offices, public areas, shops, schools and sports centres can help to drastically reduce fatality rates which is why it is so important for as much information as possible to be shared about defbrillators.
With this, the Phillips Heartstart HS1 semi-automatic AED with slim carry case prides itself on being easy to use. Coaching you through CPR all the way until a shock is delivered, this AED can be used by anyone, on anyone who has suffered a SCA.
Powered by highly efficient Phillips technology, this AED has SMART analysis technology, a paediatric function, clear voice instructions, quick shock deliver, daily self tests, indicators for when it is ready to be used and is of course easy to carry around thanks to it’s slim case.
Most people’s concerns regarding using an AED is that they would not know what to do with one with worries about whether they would actually hurt a victim. With an AED this is virtually impossible - this Phillips Heartstart semi automatic AED scans the heart rhythm to determine whether a shock is needed and if so will deliver one. It is important to know that a shock will never be administered or advised if one is not needed.
With clear and helpful instructions, this AED can guide any user, whether a medical professional or lay person throughout the care giving process. Under a huge amount of pressure, this AED helps every step of the way with easy to understand guides so that you are never alone when helping a victim.
Supplied with adult electrode pads and a long life battery, this AED also has an eight year manufacturers warranty so you know you are covered should anything go wrong. All of this along with it’s own self testing system means that on an average, it conducts checks eighty five times daily, weekly and monthly such as the battery and the electrode pads so that should anything need addressing, you are alerted.
Thanks to the slim carry case, this AED is also easy to manoeuvre. As of course you cannot predict when a SCA may occur, often an you will need to bring an AED to the victim. With this Phillips semi-automatic AED being compact and weighing a mere 1.5kg (significantly lighter than most other models), it can easily be brought to a victim in an emergency.
This AED is an all round great medical tool to have for when the worst may unfortunately happen. Easy to use and most importantly, reliable, you know that if you have the Phillips Heartstart HS1 semi-automatic AED at your work, in your local supermarket or at a nearby sports facility, you and anyone around can receive emergency life saving care.
- 8 year warranty
- Easy to transport
- Easy to use
- IP21 rating
- Gives guidance for both CPR and AED
- Standby battery life of up to four years
- SMART technology
- 80 self-test functions
- Audio and visual prompts for defibrillation and CPR.
Also comes with a free carry case and quick reference guide.
- Electrode Release Handle
- Status Indicator
- On/Off Button
- Information Button
- Warning Light
- Shock Button
- Electrode Cassette.
Further information about Defibrillators
What is a defibrillator? It can be the difference in saving a life
How does a defibrillator work?
Top Tips for Buying a Defibrillator
Advice for purchasing defibrillators for schools
All the defibrillators and AED's we supply are easy to use, self test and whilst users can be safe in the knowledge they cannot get shocked in error by touching the patient during defibrillation.