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Busy coffee shops and bank machines top list of ideal spots to place life-saving devices -

Every second counts when someone is having a cardiac arrest — but there's often a disconnect between where the event happens and the nearest defibrillator. New research focusing on Toronto suggests that busy coffee shops and bank machines may be ideal ...and more »

Coffee shops, 24-hour ATMs the best locations for life-saving AEDs, research shows - U of T Engineering News

Professor Timothy Chan (MIE, left) and Christopher Sun (MIE PhD candidate) studied data on cardiac arrest locations in Toronto to determine a list of “Top 10” businesses where placing automated external defibrillators would save lives — Tim Hortons ...and more »

Coffee shops, ATMs may be ideal locations for defibrillators, study says - CNN

(CNN) Coffee shops and ATMs could play a major role in helping reduce deaths caused by out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, researchers say. The electrical malfunction of the heart, leading to arrhythmia, can often be avoided if the heart receives an ...and more »

ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators - HealthDay

MONDAY, March 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- ATMs and coffee shops may be among the best spots to place lifesaving defibrillators, a new study suggests. Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are devices that can be used by a layperson to restart the ...and more »

Coffee shops, ATMs are ideal spots for automated external defibrillators: study - CTV News

TORONTO - Coffee shops and automated bank machines would make ideal locations for installing automated external defibrillators to help people who have collapsed following a cardiac arrest, researchers suggest. In a study published Monday in the ...and more »