upon Philip's reputation of over a century in technological
advancements, the Philips HeartStart FRx defibrillator is part of
Philips' praised HeartStart family of AEDs for both laypeople and
experienced rescue personnel. More advanced than the Philips HeartStart OnSite AED,
Philips' model for the inexperienced layperson, the Philips HeartStart
FRx was created for first responders arriving on scene in a variety of
situations that can often be too demanding for most defibrillators.
short, if you're in need of a defibrillator to be used outdoors, by
first responders, and/or could be used in situations that take
responders outside of the home or office, the Philips HeartStart FRx AED
is one of the best choices to be made.
can be said for all of the AEDs within Philips' HeartStart family, the
Philips HeartStart FRx is one of the best AEDs available, its only
serious competitors being Medtronic's Physio-Control LIFEPAK models. The
design of the Philips HeartStart FRx is near flawless, being one of the
smallest and lightest defibrillators on the market. Weighing only 3.5
pounds, the sheer lack of weight make the Philips HeartStart FRx a great
AED for first responders and those on the field that may have to travel
some distance to a victim of sudden cardiac arrest.
HeartStart FRx is also incredibly rugged and tough. The Philips
HeartStart FRx AED can withstand jetting water, loads up to 500 pounds
and one-meter drops onto concrete.
is also key for both trained responders and those first arriving on the
scene. Designed to be as simple to use as the Philips HeartStart OnSite AED, the Philips HeartStart FRx AED shares many of the features of the Philips HeartStart OnSite AED
that make it the preferred model of thousands. CPR Coaching is provided
by the Philips HeartStart FRx, in addition to intuitive and
easy-to-understand icon-driven operation.
clear and calm voice commands coupled with descriptive visual icons,
the Philips HeartStart FRx AED guides you through every step of the
process of defibrillation, even down to minute - yet crucial - details
and reminders, such as calling emergency rescue personnel and services.
When in a rescue situation, simply press the blue i-button of the
Philips FRx and the HeartStart CPR Coaching will be activated to provide
you with assistance with your CPR. For an untrained layperson forced to
respond to a scenario of sudden cardiac arrest, this simple feature of
the Philips HeartStart FRx AED could very well be the difference between
life and death. And for those trained, simple guidance is always
appreciated to help calm those nerves.
of use extends to the pads used by the Philips HeartStart FRx AED as
well. Using Philips' patented SMART Pads II, the Philips FRx AED enables
you to save valuable time by utilizing pre-connected pads that provide
effective and lifesaving therapy for both adults and children alike.
With the ability to be used on both children and adults, the Philips
HeartStart FRx allows you to save money with the elimination of having
to purchase different pads sets for different patient types.
treating an infant or a child, simply insert the Infant/Child Key into
the Philips HeartStart FRx and the AED will adjust itself to provide
special pads placement and CPR instructions. The pads icon also flash to
show responders the appropriate pads placement, in addition to reducing
the shock energy level to a more appropriate level for an infant or
child (considered less than 55 pounds or 8 years of age).
data transfer is also available on the Philips HeartStart FRx.
Providing a mobile, wireless solution for data management using the Palm
handheld platform, the Philips FRx AED features an infrared data port
for easy and simple data transfer without hardwire compatibility issues
or the need for expensive cables.
by many rescue and medical professionals, the Philips HeartStart FRx
AED also features Philips' SMART Biphasic technology. The Philips
HeartStart FRx AED's biphasic waveform delivers a highly effective yet
gentle defibrillation shock, providing therapy that is efficient but
also gentle on the victim's heart.
Philips HeartStart FRx also features SMART Analysis, a feature that
enables the HeartStart FRx to shock only when needed. SMART Analysis
automatically assesses the victim's heart rhythm and will not deliver a
shock unless determined to be shockable – even if the Shock button of
the Philips HeartStart FRx is pressed either intentionally or
versatility of the Philips FRx AED also extends to its compatibility
with advanced defibrillators. Once recruited help arrives by EMS, the
handoff between responders and EMS is fast and easy with the Philips
HeartStart FRx, enabling seconds to be saved, if not minutes. With
Philips HeartStart FRx adapters, pads can be plugged into AEDs from
other manufacturers to ensure continuity of care and best results in
all HeartStart AEDs feature, the Philips HeartStart FRx AED also
includes Philips' patented Quick Shock. After the American Heart
Association Guidelines reported a "reduction in the interval from
compression to shock delivery by even a few seconds can increase the
probability of shock success," Philips created the technology that
places the Philips HeartStart FRx AED as the fastest in its class at
delivering a shock after CPR.
for the Philips HeartStart FRx AED is also a cinch. The Philips
HeartStart FRx AED is powered by a four-year battery that is easily
replaceable and easy to install. The Philips HeartStart FRx AED conducts
automated daily, weekly and monthly self-tests, ensuring your Philips
FRx is ready when needed. The Philips HeartStart FRx also tests its own
functionality down to calibration of its circuits to the readiness of
your pads. With over 85 tests, the Philips HeartStart FRx is one of the
most comprehensive self-testing AEDs on the market, making ownership of
the Philips HeartStart FRx AED virtually maintenance-free.
summation, the Philips HeartStart FRx AED comes with our strongest of
recommendations. Best suited for first responders and rescue situations
that can take one out of the home or office and into situations of
greater demand, Philips has thought of just about everything that
responders, trained or not, may find themselves in when sudden cardiac
arrest strikes with their HeartStart FRx AED. In short, the Philips
HeartStart FRx AED is a defibrillator featuring the finest lifesaving
technology and design.
Alternate Part Number(s) of the Philips HeartStart FRx AED: 861304