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CPR instructor urges regular AED maintenance

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) can be found in many public places, including malls, gyms and schools.

The devices saved many lives, but many people don't properly take care of these devices.

"All it takes is a quick glance to make sure it's operational," said Alan Nielson, an assistant director at East Carolina University Campus Recreation and Wellness.

Among the steps Nielson recommends: check the expiration dates of the AEDs' pads and its battery level.

To take a CPR/AED class at ECU, click here.
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