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defibrillation

[dē‚fib·rə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Stopping a local quivering of muscle fibers, especially of the heart.
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Put reference "Jack Thomas defibs appeal" on the back of the envelope.
The Lions are thrilled to provide the defibs for public safety and rapid-response purposes to anyone utilizing the school and its grounds, and we would like to thank the residents of Lunenburg for their help in providing them," said Ms.
It also shows the importance of people being able to know what to do in such a situation and how vital it is to have the instant availability of defib machines.
Sudden adult death syndrome (SADS) is very much prevalent in the young so defibs are not just for older adults - even teenagers may need the use of a defib too Remember Fabrice Muamba?
Fabrice's tweet says: "Help to get more defib machines in all Liverpool schools.
They obviously hope never to find themselves in the position of using the defib, but at least they will be prepared.
I can remember it vividly - they had to defib [defibrillate] him there and then, and get the heart restarted.
whe thh "I can remember it vividly - they had to defib [defibrillate] him there and then, and get the heart restarted.
He said:"Wewere talking to the family and getting a bit of health history from Brenda when Keri noticed an abnormal rhythm on the defib screen.
Bryan, the first responder, was here in no time and he told me to continue with the CPR while he got the defib machine.