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Vicedo Marti and WorldPoint: the Alliance to revolutionize first aid training in the USA

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Strategic Partnership Promises to Revolutionize the CPR Training Industry

Vicedo Marti SL, an industry-leading plastics manufacturer located in Spain, and U.S.-based WorldPoint ECC, Inc., a 25-year distribution partner with the American Heart Association and a leading global sales & marketing organization of healthcare training products, are proud to announce their new global partnership, with plans to disrupt the CPR Training industry.

Committed to improving outcomes resulting from sudden cardiac arrest, Vicedo Marti and WorldPoint intend to develop innovative, affordable, and high-quality CPR training products that meet today’s CPR training needs.

As a results of this partnership, WorldPoint has recently launched their first product collaboration: CPR Taylor® and Baby Tyler®.

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Recent studies are indicating the need for diversity and inclusivity in healthcare especially CPR training.  For instance, women are less likely to receive bystander CPR, yet current CPR training manikins on the market only simulate males. CPR Taylor ® and Baby Tyler® were created to address that healthcare inequity as well as other disparities.

WorldPoint has been serving the CPR training industry for over 25 years and recognizes the need for realism in training.  That’s why CPR Taylor was created which includes a female chest skin along with a male chest skin as part of the standard product.  It is not an accessory or add-on.

By leveraging their expertise, the Vicedo Marti/WorldPoint partnership is uniquely positioned to respond to market demands and deliver high-quality and affordable products that the industry needs, now and for decades to come.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HEART ATTACK AND A CARDIAC ARREST

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What´s the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest? Good question!

First of all, if at some point our heart stops pumping blood through the body, therefore  a cardiac arrest or cardiorespiratory arrest has occurred.

The cardiorespiratory arrest corresponds to an electrical problem of the heart by which it stops working and consequently the breathing and the conscience.

It is possible to survive a sudden cardiac arrest with a correct treatment: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, a defibrillator or chest compressions can save a person’s life while emergency medical personnel arrive.

On the other hand, a heart attack  is completely different. In this case the heart continues to beat, but the blood cannot reach it  because there are one or more blood vessels blocked. When this blood doesn’t reach the heart, attack occurs, which permanently damages the organ. The obstruction of the blood vessels is usually caused by the patient’s genetics, cholesterol, diabetes, smoking and/or sedentary lifestyle.

 

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WORLD RESTART A HEART DAY 2018 GERMAN INITATIVE OF MEDX5

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Our partner in Germany MedX5 GmbH & Co. KG along with the global network of Citizens Save Lives Association (www.cisali.com) and the German foundation Bürger retten Leben e.V.  are planning for the World restart a heart day – a full-day CPR training in their facilities in Friedberg/Bay. Humboldtstr.9 (Germany) as well as in other training centers throughout the country. If you are in Germany and wish to receive quality CPR training on that date, do not hesitate to contact them!

 

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Contact details:

MedX5 GmbH & Co. KG
Humboldtstr. 9                                                                                               Phone: +49 821 907 8000

D-86316 Friedberg/Bayern                                                                        E-Mail: info@medx5.com

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