Designed for the ordinary person in the extraordinary moment, Philips AEDs are easy to use with real-time, step=by-step voice commands to help you respond to a suspected sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). With more than two-million AEDs sold around the world, Philips AEDs can be found on board major U.S. airlines, in Fortune 100 companies, in locker rooms of professional sports teams, and throughout school classrooms, gyms and sports fields.
Cardiovascular disease kills up to 17 million people a year and is the #1 killer in the world*1
Cities where AEDs are provided increase SCA survival rates by as much as 45%*2
For the best chance of survival from sudden cardiac arrest, a shock from an AED should be delivered within the first few minutes of collapse. That's why Philips AEDs have simple step-by-step process with clear voice instructions to empower even inexperienced responders.
What is an AED and how do I use an AED?
Philips HeartStart AEDs guide you through the process of treating a victim of suspected sudden cardiac arrest through real-time guidance, step-by-step voice commands, and CPR guidance.
Philips AEDs are designed for the ordinary person
The Philips HS1 AED allows anyone with little to no training to treat the most common cause of sudden cardiac arrest. Just pull the green handle to activate your HS1 defibrillator.
It guides you through every step
When you pull the green handle to activate your defibrillator, voice instructions will guide you through the entire process.
Set-up and maintenance is easy and fast
Setting up your AED is easy. The entire procedure is complete in just a few minutes and the device is ready to use.
Sudden cardiac arrest can happen anywhere, even in schools. Students need to receive Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and learn to use an AED to help when needed. Look at how these primary school students are trained to be young rescuers.
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