Public access defibrillation: new developments for mass implementation

Capucci, Alessandro; Aschieri, Daniela
September 2011
Heart;Sep2011, Vol. 97 Issue 18, p1528
Academic Journal
The article focuses on public access of automated external defibrillator (AED) as a method resuscitating patients after a fast cardiac arrest. It says that a randomized trial study shows that public access defibrillator programme improve the survival rate of patients who have had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). It states that AED will not energize unless after a cardiac rhythm is detected. It says that the use of automated defibrillator saves lives when used by people trained to AED.


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