Early defibrillation is a critical component in treating sudden cardiac arrest. ZOLL AEDs meet the needs of a full range of lay rescuers, first responders, and hospital professionals. When sudden cardiac arrest occurs, the fact is that only half of the victims will need a shock, but all of them will need high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Our AEDs include Real CPR Help®, which provides real-time CPR feedback on the depth and rate of chest compressions. It’s all part of an extensive and integrated line of defibrillation solutions designed to advance the practice of resuscitation.
How Real CPR Help Works
Using accelerometer technology, a sensor inside ZOLL’s CPR electrodes captures the rate and depth of each compression. Once the electrodes are placed on the patient, the person providing CPR presses on the clearly marked hand placement indicator that covers the sensor. The information captured is sent to the defibrillator, where it is immediately processed and provided in real time to the rescuer.