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Study Looks at Training Residents to Use AEDs

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UA cardiologist Marvin Slepian and the Green Valley Fire Department chief go over plans for using portable defibrillators.

Study Looks at Training Residents to Use AEDs

May 22, 2017
UA biomedical engineer Marv Slepian and Sarver Heart Center co-director Karl Kern team up with Green Valley groups to introduce community defibrillators.

Anyone who has experienced a cardiac event or seen a loved one suffering through one knows the agony of waiting for paramedics. Two University of Arizona professors want to ease minds by changing that and making Green Valley a “heart-safe community.”

Every minute counts,” Slepian said. “Time is muscle. Time is life.”