Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest

January 6, 2014

Do You Know Where The Nearest A E D is?

An automated external defibrillator or AED is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses life threatening heart rythm problems and is able to treat them. AED’s are designed to be simple to use for anyone and the device talks you through what to do and how to use it. AED’s can be found in the following locations:

Wanaka Bowling Club
Wanaka Library
Wanaka Isite
Wanaka Golf Club
Luggate Fire Brigade
Lake Hawea Fire Brigade
Lake Hawea Community Centre
Makarora East First Response Unit
Makarora West First Response Unit
Cardona Alpine Resort (2)
Snowpark NZ
Treble Cone

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