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National Women's Health Week

National Women's Health Week
By Justin Haagen on May 11, 2017 at 10:07 PM in Simple Life-Saving Skills

National Women's Health Week serves as a time to encourage women to take steps to improve their health. The 18th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 14, and is celebrated through May 20, 2017.

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New Report Outlines 10 Measures for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

By Justin Haagen on Jan 03, 2017 at 09:22 PM in Simple Life-Saving Technology

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Even when a patient survives, the condition may have a devastating impact on the patientís quality and length of life. This clinical outcome also imposes a heavy economic burden through healthcare costs.

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Facts

By Justin Haagen on Jul 22, 2016 at 07:55 PM in Managing Medical Emergencies

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurs when heart function ceases abruptly and without warning, and in over 90% of victims, death occurs.

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Employ the HeartSine Samaritan Pad to Treat SCA

Employ the HeartSine Samaritan Pad to Treat SCA
By Justin Haagen on Jun 30, 2016 at 04:53 PM in Simple Life-Saving Technology, Government News Articles

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death globally. Response time is critical for survival. The HeartSine samaritanģ PAD was designed especially for use in public areas by providing a sophisticated defibrillator for adult or pediatric use, inside a lightweight and easy-to-operate system.

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The Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act of 2013 (AB 1217)

By Justin Haagen on Jun 29, 2016 at 08:17 PM in Government News Articles

The Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act of 2013 (AB 1217) becomes effective to full compliance with the law on January 1, 2016. This law applies to all Caregivers and or Home Care Aides (HCA) that work for any Home Care agencies.

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Hands Only CPR for the Untrained Responder

Hands Only CPR for the  Untrained Responder
By Justin Haagen on Jun 29, 2016 at 04:53 PM in Simple Life-Saving Skills, Managing Medical Emergencies

Save a Life!

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First Response Techniques for Choking

By Justin Haagen on Jun 29, 2016 at 04:49 PM in Managing Medical Emergencies, Simple Life-Saving Skills

From our CPR Pro Program, a video demonstrating first aid response techniques for ejecting foreign bodies in victim's airway.

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Facts

By Justin Haagen on Jun 29, 2016 at 04:10 PM in Managing Medical Emergencies, Simple Life-Saving Skills, Simple Life-Saving Technology

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 325,000 people each year. Thatís more than the total death rate for breast cancer, lung cancer, and HIV/AIDS combined.

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At Home First Aid Guide

By Justin Haagen on Jun 28, 2016 at 11:28 PM in Managing Medical Emergencies, Simple Life-Saving Skills

Safety Matters is a local and insured company specializing in providing quality CPR, AED and First Aid certification for Businesses, Schools, Construction and the medical community throughout Santa Barbara County. Safety Matters supports training and education with the sale of life saving products. Our primary goal is to offer you a resource for educational updates, innovative life saving products and certification training programs.

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How to Treat Skin Burns

By Justin Haagen on Jun 28, 2016 at 11:20 PM in Managing Medical Emergencies, Simple Life-Saving Skills

Burns can inflict serious physical damage to the body. Typically caused by close exposure to high temperatures, chemical reactions, or electrical current, burns can vary in severity.

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