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Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation

Medway Safety Limited

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Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation Introduction One person every two minutes suffers a heart attack in the UK*. The majority might be saved if only their heart could be defibrillated (shocked back into rhythm) within five minutes. An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) ? with a trained operator ? at the site of a sudden cardiac arrest can raise the chance of survival from 5% to 80%. Modern AEDs are safe to use and can be easily operated after a short training course. Learning Objective To practice and confirm correct resuscitation techniques. How to use an Automated External Defibrillator Baby and Child CPR * Source ? British Heart Foundation (June 2004)

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation Introduction One person every two minutes suffers a heart attack in the UK*. The majority might be saved if only their heart could be defibrillated (shocked back into rhythm) within five minutes. An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) ? with a trained operator ? at the site of a sudden cardiac arrest can raise the...

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