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an electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation

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When asked about additional function assessments other than AED function, the FDA representative states:
The imports from the Arab countries to Jafza in 2014 amounted to AED 14.
Electrodes shall always be installed and ready to use in AED prior to rescue.
A physician is typically needed to provide medical oversight, a task that includes selecting an appropriate AED for the camp and evaluating the AED's deployment following an incident.
The developer, which launched several new projects last year, said its total value of sales in Dubai for 2013 was AED 12bn, nearly three times the amount in 2012.
Who: Speakers include District IV Supervisor Karen Mitchoff, AMR Director of Operations Leslie Mueller, Wayne Bonnington Concord Little League president and administrator of the AED.
He commended Dubai's foreign trade sector for breaking the barrier of AED 600bn for first time in its history, noting that this sector has suffered major losses in 2009, dropping from AED 458bn in 2008 to AED 361bn in H1 2009 amid the global economic crisis.
We also reviewed current American Heart Association recommendations on AED program implementation in schools.
Twelve states have recognized the value of AED technology and mandated placement of AEDs in certain areas, including schools.
An AED is used when a person's heart stops beating normally.
A cardiac arrest patient has a 35 percent to 50 percent chance of survival when an AED is used, compared with a 5 percent chance with CPR.
Will an AED always resuscitate someone in cardiac arrest?
USA Water Polo is to be commended for recognizing the importance of access to an AED is to protect its members in the event of sudden cardiac arrest, and for recognizing the critical role the AED Plus can have in guiding a rescuer to deliver high-quality chest compressions.
May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science, an Opto Circuits group company and a global leader in AEDs, is proud to announce today that the Powerheart G5 AED era has arrived in the United States and Canada, representing both a technological milestone in the AED industry and the company's latest tool in fighting the world's No.