semiautomatic external defibrillator

semiautomatic external defibrillator

[sem′ē·ô′təmat′ik]
a portable apparatus used to restart a heart that has stopped. It is programmed to analyze cardiac rhythms automatically and indicate to a health care professional when to deliver a defibrillating shock.
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However, he said the fire engine at Station 144 will be equipped with a semiautomatic external defibrillator to be used in evaluating cardiac victims.