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capable of being shocked

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sup][10] For initial shockable rhythms, such as pulseless ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation (VF), defibrillation is recommended as the first-line treatment, with chest compressions.
It says CPR on its own can save up to 10% of victims, but when an AED is also used survival rates jump to more than 50% in people with a shockable heart rhythm.
Because less than 25% of in-hospital patients in cardiac arrest have shockable rhythms, the ability to deliver high-quality CPR is critical to survival.
In a review of 21,237 adults, individuals with a body mass index (BMI) <30 or >35 had lower rates of discharge with shockable rhythms than did those with a BMI between 30 and 34.
Should the patient remain in a shockable rhythm following a further 2 minutes of CPR, a defibrillation shock, another adrenaline dose, and another 2 minutes of CPR (5 cycles of 30:2), then a further 150 mg IV amiodarone may be administered.
ICD therapy is problematic because the inevitable inappropriate shocks increase sympathetic tone, triggering true shockable arrhythmias in a vicious cycle.
The start of the 21st century reminded Americans that we were in fact still shockable.
Defibrillation and the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) Pediatric cardiac arrest victims with a shockable rhythm (VF or pulseless VT) require rapid defibrillation, which may be achieved through either a manual defibrillator or an AED.
But in these less shockable times we are more likely to call a spade a spade.
Analysis revealed a shockable rhythm (ventricular fibrillation), which was converted to sinus rhythm after a single shock (Figure 1).
After beginning CPR, determine if the rhythm is shockable, and if so, use the defibrillator.
We also know that shockable, survivable rhythms such as ventricular fibrillation decay - sometimes quickl - into unshockable more lethal rhythms, including asystole.
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists say that cardiac arrests which can be treated by electric stimulation, also known as shockable arrests, were found at a higher frequency in public settings than in the home.
Cardiac arrests that can be treated by electric stimulation, also known as shockable arrests, were found at a higher frequency in public settings than in the home, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study appearing in the Jan.