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stop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks

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The device works -- it's incredibly effective at defibrillating the heart.
Only six people turned up to a recent meeting where information was given about the defibrillating machine, which provides vital aid for people suffering heart attacks in the crucial minutes before an ambulance arrives.
Last year both Ysgol y Bont, Llangefni and Anglesey First Responders towards the cost of defibrillating equipment.
The ingenious user-friendly HEART*AID 1000 can talk a nonmedically trained person through the defibrillating process to save a life.
One of the Lifeline family of AEDs, the Lifeline AUTO AED also coaches responders through a rescue by providing step-by step audio prompts that describe how to apply the defibrillating pads to the victim and when to begin CPR.
The sooner a lifesaving defibrillating shock can be administered the better the chances of survival.
It also allows one defibrillating shock, if needed, followed by a two-minute CPR interval.
EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATING DEVICES (EDD) 'OR' AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) SEMI-AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS WEARABLE CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR CARDIAC PACEMAKER A.
In cases of cardiac arrests the faster a defibrillating shock can be adminis-tered the better the chance the patient has of surviving.
Both devices also allow for one defibrillating shock, if needed, followed by a two-minute CPR interval.
A defibrillating shock administered within one minute after cardiac arrest increases the chance of survival to 90 percent, according to the European Resuscitation Council.
Resuscitation experts agree that providing defibrillating shocks to a victim within five minutes of sudden cardiac arrest greatly enhances the chances of survival.
External Defibrillating Devices or' Automated External Defibrillator (AED)