Automated Defibrillation for Professional and Lay Rescuers

Automated Defibrillation for Professional and Lay Rescuers

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This brief, easy-to-understand manual is ideal for teaching both professional (volunteer and paid) and lay rescuers (such as public safety personnel participating in a CPR-Defibrillation program) how to use AEDs. It provides a solid framework for basic AED concepts then refers the reader to other references for additional information. To fully integrate the AED into patient management, the rescuer must know the basics of operating the AED plus understanding the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, the signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disorders, and assessment and treatment oft these disorders. (ECG, EKG, cardiac function, AED, defibrillation, EMS, nursing, dysrhythmias, arrhythmias, cardiovascular disorders)(D) Zoll 1600 Semi-Automatic Defibrillator. (Photo courtesy of Zoll Medical Corporation.) ... Once the defibrillator is attached, the AED operator asks all rescuers involved in the resuscitation to stop what they are doing and clear the patient.

Title:Automated Defibrillation for Professional and Lay Rescuers
Author:Jeffrey W. Myers
Publisher:Delmar Pub - 1999


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