Live Saving Medical Devices Could Soon Be Delivered By Drone to Heart Attack Victims

drone-delivered-aeds-600x315Drones are showing up in such a wide variety of fields as of late, with its uses ranging from farming to package deliveries; it seems that people keep on finding new ways to utilize this new technology. Now, they can also save lives.

Researchers from the University of Toronto have found a new use for these drones in the medical field. Their idea is to have drones deliver automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) directly to people who have just suffered a heart attack. If it seems familiar, it’s because that it has been done before and their inspiration comes from another drone that does a similar thing in the Netherlands.

By Eleazer Corpuz | Futurism

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