Portable defibrillator offers performance feedback to help save lives

Portable defibrillator offers performance feedback to help save lives

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The response time of emergency services plays a large part in the likelihood of surviving a serious trauma. Ensuring the right equipment on hand is one thing Germany’s Hohenstein Institute aimed to do with its portable cooling vest, and now US-based medical device manufacturer Zoll is going one step further with its AED Plus – a handheld defibrillator that also monitors users’ CPR technique and offers feedback to ensure they resuscitate patients correctly and increase their chances of saving lives.