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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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'We are convinced by the specialists that AEDs could save lives,' Villafuerte added.
Air trade accounted for AED 158bn (+11% YoY) and sea trade recorded AED 129bn (+10% YoY).
"So he (Litton) immediately ran inside the house with the AED," Ruth said.
It is the second time the AED at The Bear Hotel has been used to help save a life.
Andersen, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Research Center for Emergency Medicine in Arhus, Denmark, and colleagues compared the cost-effectiveness of public AEDs to no AEDs for OHCA in the United States.
A composite questionnaire (Appendix 1) was used including general company characteristics; reasons for whether or not acquiring an AED; information about AED placement, inspection and maintenance; CPR/AED training of personnel; and use of CPR/AED in the period 1 January 2012-31 December 2014.
Considering that the rent generated by the hotel is AED 8m per year, the amount of rent left for the investor after repaying the interest (Rent post-interest) is AED 5m which represents a return of 10% over the invested Equity (5m divided by 50m), higher than the 8% presented at the beginning of this article.
Dana Gas further revealed that its total assets had increased slightly to AED 13.864bn ($3.78bn) in 2017 from AED 13.800bn ($3.765bn) in 2016.
It was found that public-access AEDs were often acquired by donation or fundraising rather than private purchase, and donation was a predictor of AED acquisition among college athletic departments in one study.
They found that 26 percent of Latino respondents did not know what an AED was compared to 5 percent of Caucasians.
Loans and advances reached AED 16,381 million, 2 per cent above the corresponding 30 September 2016 figure of AED 16,016 million, and 4 per cent less than the 31 December 2016 balance of AED 17,075 million.
the AED benefited from the Trump- inspired economic optimism and when the USD reached its peak near 104 at the beginning of 2017, the AED topped against its counterparts as well.
Classy yet casual, local yet modern--here at Leib Resto & Aed you'll eat what is currently growing in Estonia, prepared with a great heart and lots of attention.
That means performing chest compressions or, if possible, using an automated external defibrillator (AED) a layperson-friendly device that can"shock" a stopped heart back into rhythm.