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AED Project

AED's Save Lives

AEDs are credited with saving many lives. 

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses and then treats potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias. An AED administers electrical therapy (a process known as defibrillation) which stops the arrhythmia and allows the heart to establish a healthy rhythm. AEDs are an essential first-aid tool and are found in many public facilities. The AED is relatively simple to use; many first aid, first responder, and basic life support (BLS)-level CPR classes offer instruction in their use.

To learn more about locations of AED's in Maine or to register your AED please visit the Tri-County EMS website.