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Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths. It can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime. A man in the restaurant next door. A woman across the mall. You’re CPR-trained and glad to help in an emergency. If only you knew about it. Now you will. And it might save someone’s life. The PulsePoint app alerts CPR- trained bystanders, like you, to a cardiac emergency in your immediate vicinity. You’ll receive the alert at the same time as professional responders - but you might be closer to the victim. PulsePoint directs you to the exact location of the emergency, as well as the closest Automated External Defibrillator (AED). So you can get to the scene and start CPR in the critical lifesaving minutes before EMS teams arrive. Download the PulsePoint app today and get started. Your next rescue could be right around the corner.
PulsePoint and PulsePoint AED
By downloading these two apps you will be equipped with tools to help you save a life and assist others in finding public access Automatic External Defibrillators.
PulsePoint Respond empowers everyday citizens to provide life‐saving assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Application users who have indicated they are trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and willing to assist in case of an emergency can now be notified if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. If the cardiac emergency is in a public place, the location-aware application will alert trained citizens in the vicinity of the need for bystander CPR simultaneous with the dispatch of advanced medical care. The application also directs these citizen rescuers to the exact location of the closest publicly accessible Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
PulsePoint AED lets you report and update AED locations so that emergency responders, including nearby citizens trained in CPR and off-duty professionals such as firefighters, police officers and nurses, can find an AED close to them when a cardiac emergency occurs.
With PulsePoint AED you can help strengthen the chain of survival for cardiac arrest victims. Download PulsePoint AED for free and use it to report AEDs in your community. Describe the location, snap a picture, and the information is stored for local authorities to verify. After that, the AED location data is made available to anyone using PulsePoint Respond (also available for free in the App Store). PulsePoint Respond is the app that alerts citizen responders who know CPR to local emergencies near them and also to the location of the nearest AED.
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PulsePoint - How it Works (Video)
Watch these brief video to see how PulsePoint works.