High School AED Saves 17-Year Old Student

17-year old Claire Crawford had no idea that she was going to die that day. She was just, like many other days, playing a volleyball game with her team mates at school when she collapsed. Fortunately for her the school had an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)and staff that was trained in CPR. The entire thing was captured on a home video, have a look:

Claire_Crawford

What’s telling is the comment from her parents… “We wouldn’t let our child participate in a sport anywhere at this point if there wasn’t an AED machine accessible. Waiting until someone is gone is not a good time.

Cardiac Arrest can strike anyone at any time. Learn more about Cardiac Arrest and why an AED is necessary at any and all public events, especially sports events.

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