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defibrillator

 [de-fib´rĭ-la″ter]
an apparatus used to produce defibrillation by application of brief electroshock to the heart, directly or through electrodes placed on the chest wall.
automatic external defibrillator (AED) a portable defibrillator designed to be automated such that it can be used by persons without substantial medical training who are responding to a cardiac emergency.
automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD) (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD)) an implantable device that detects sustained ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation and terminates it by a shock or shocks delivered directly to the myocardium, thus preventing sudden cardiac death. Three different types of electrodes may be used: a superior vena cava spring lead, a transvenous bipolar electrode, and a ventricular patch lead. One third of the patients who have had this device implanted have received spontaneous device countershocks. Other reported side effects are similar to those of pacemakers.

AED

AED

automatic external defibrillator.

AED

abbr.
automated external defibrillator

AED

AED

Abbreviation for:
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atomic emission detection
automatic external defibrillator (Medspeak-UK)

AED

Automated external defibrillator, see there.

AED

Abbreviation for automated external defibrillator; automatic external defibrillator.

AED

Abbrev for AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR.

AED

Abbreviation for automatic external defibrillator.

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Certainly for the AED functions they need to have a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness, but we would not expect any change to the - say monitoring functions or the ECG functions that currently exist on some of the monitor defibrillators.
In terms of products electronics with AED 56 billion lead the bilateral trade which is followed by mineral products-AED 19 billion, chemicals and allied products- AED 20 billion, food products-AED 4 billion, automobile and transport equipment-AED 3.
AED shall have pediatric capability with the use of pediatric electrodes and corrected energy
Establishing and facilitating an advisory group that provides input to decisions that impact the camp's AED program.
Survival from sudden cardiac arrest is increased with early CPR and a publicly accessible AED.
Nonetheless, the sector managed to get back on track during first halves of 2010 to 2012, registering AED 436bn in 2010, AED 537bn in 2011 and AED 602bn in 2012.
The presence of a school-based emergency response program and AED was determined.
10 Key Essentials for Proper AED Implementation in Schools
To learn more about developing an AED program in your school, you can talk to your school administration, as well as your local hospital.
To date, there have been no lawsuits against lay rescuers providing CPR or AEDs, according to the American Red Cross.
The AED treats only a heart in ventricular fibrillation (VF).