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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.
The Prudential Helping Hearts Program is a grant-making initiative designed to help speed the acquisition of portable cardiac defibrillation units by volunteer rescue squads and fire departments.
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.
Previously approved and used in Europe and the United States since 2001, the Sprint Quattro 6947 Screw-In ICD lead has a proven performance record and patient safety profile, with established sensing and defibrillation capabilities.
With products for pacing, defibrillation, circulation (with ZOLL's See-Thru CPR[TM] and Real CPR Help[TM] technologies), ventilation, and fluid resuscitation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that help clinicians, EMS professionals, and lay rescuers resuscitate sudden cardiac arrest or trauma victims.
Physio-Control will be the world's leader in the $1 billion market for external defibrillation products, including automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and manual defibrillators used by hospitals and emergency response personnel.
The R Series offers a OneStep system that simplifies and speeds up deployment of pacing and defibrillation therapy.
Therefore, these AED donations will be made to the Texas high schools with the greatest need for increased access to defibrillation.