Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

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An Automatic External Defibrillator or AED is one of the many medical equipments used by emergency medical services professionals. It’s portable, and it can diagnose a cardiac arrhythmias. By applying an electrical shock it can reestablish the heart’s effective rhythm.

The Automatic External Defibrillator is simple and easy to use. It contains just a few commands to be used during first aid and CPR classes.

You should have already received an AED training to use an AED but anyone should be able use it in an emergency. Any metal that can cause interference should be removed from the body of the patient before applying the electrical shock.

Automatic External Defibrillator can be found in public areas where people gather like schools, offices, and restaurants. In most cases, emergency personnels and vehicles carry AEDs along with other medical equipments. Police and fire vehicles also have them for emergencies.

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