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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 ...and more »

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

ATMs and coffee shops such as Tim Hortons, Starbucks and Second Cup make ideal locations for placing automated external defibrillators (AEDs), according to a new study led by U of T Engineering researchers Professor Timothy Chan (MIE) and ...and more »

ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators - HealthDay

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Tim Hortons, ATMs ideal locations for automated external defibrillators: study - Toronto Star

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 American Heart ...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 »

Where are best spots for life-saving AEDs? -

People trained in CPR know to grab for a defibrillator if someone goes into cardiac arrest. But what's the best place for an AED? A team at the University of Toronto looked at cardiac events in 41 unique businesses in over 20 locations in that city, to ...and more »