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treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)

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Analysis was performed on a database of electrocardiographic records, representing lead 2 equivalent recordings from automated external defibrillators including 210 defibrillation attempts from 90 victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Implementing and early defibrillation program--placing defibrillators in nurses' offices, athletic departments and other central locations in schools and providing CPR and defibrillator training to a variety of school responders--is the key to protecting students, staff and visitors from sudden cardiac arrest.
Recently published data on 200 patients with life-threatening ventricular fibrillation outside a hospital or other medical setting show no significant difference in survival among those receiving prompt defibrillation versus those having CPR prior to defibrillation.
I have always appreciated the small size of the dual-coil Riata defibrillation lead.
6,539,255, is titled "Full-Tilt Exponential Defibrillation Waveform" and was issued on March 25.
Automatic external defibrillation is the most significant intervention used to revive adult heart attack victims.
Cardiac Science develops and markets life-saving external cardiac defibrillator devices and proprietary software that monitors a patient's cardiac activity, instantly detects the onset of a life-threatening heart rhythm and automatically delivers defibrillation shocks within as little as 10 seconds and without human intervention to re-establish the heart's normal rhythm.
I find it fascinating that so much of the mechanism for defibrillation is still not understood," says John P.