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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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In the international arena, the AED is the consultative body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and promotes its values by means of agreements and programmes with public and private institutions through its AED Global initiative.
Dana Gas further revealed that its total assets had increased slightly to AED 13.
Another popular area, Al Khan, saw rents decrease from between 6% and 10% to AED 35k for 1-beds and AED 43k for 2-beds.
FASTEX AED offers AEDs and related accessories, programme management and CPR training.
In terms of products electronics with AED 56 billion lead the bilateral trade which is followed by mineral products-AED 19 billion, chemicals and allied products- AED 20 billion, food products-AED 4 billion, automobile and transport equipment-AED 3.
Establishing and facilitating an advisory group that provides input to decisions that impact the camp's AED program.
Nonetheless, the sector managed to get back on track during first halves of 2010 to 2012, registering AED 436bn in 2010, AED 537bn in 2011 and AED 602bn in 2012.
The presence of a school-based emergency response program and AED was determined.
AED has found a direct correlation between the amount of time AED quality assurance inspectors spend on-site and a contractor's quality of work and the timeliness of project completion.
An AED is very effective for ventricular tachycardia of fibrillation, the heart rhythms that are the most frequent cause of sudden cardiac arrest, often leading to sudden cardiac death," Dr Wilkoff says.
Technology that enables the AED to adjust shocks and energy levels to match the victim's needs.
He points to research showing that it takes kids only 60 seconds longer to use an AED than a trained paramedic.
2002) noted that the levels of AED in Fenholloway River water did not seem to be sufficient to cause masculinization of the fish, and they hypothesized that the masculinizing effects from paper mill effluent might result from inhibition of the enzyme P450 aromatase.
But when an AED is used within three minutes, 75 percent of victims live