AED is a portable automatic external defibrillator that non-professionals can use to resuscitate patients in cardiac arrest and seize the “golden first 4 minutes” of emergency time. With the increased pressure of modern life, work and study, sudden cardiac arrest occurs occasionally, and the importance of AEDs is self-evident. By an AED purchase, you may show your employees, customers, and local communities that your company values their safety.
Some misconceptions to clarify
Not all defibrillators are called AEDs, and they differ in three ways.
First, AEDs can be used by laypersons and medical professionals, while medical professionals can only use defibrillators.
Secondly, AEDs can be used in various settings, while defibrillators can only be used in hospital wards, operating rooms, examination rooms, ambulances, and clinics.
Lastly, AEDs can automatically analyze the patient’s heart rate, automatically determine whether to discharge, and automatically select the energy. At the same time, defibrillators require medical professionals to decide whether to discharge and the amount of energy based on changes in the patient’s ECG.
The right time to use AEDs
If someone is found on the ground, first confirm the scene, and determine whether the patient is unconscious, unresponsive, and not breathing on his own; if so, immediately call the emergency number and perform CPR on the patient and at the same time find someone to get the nearby AED equipment.
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