defibrillation

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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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Although she was just 30 yards from the intensive cardiac unit medics couldn't get her stable enough to move her and kept having to hit her with electric shocks from a defibrilator.
Then when the ambulance car came it didn't have a defibrilator so they had to wait for another vehicle.
GEORGE Tyndale's remarks about this potty idea of putting a defibrilator at railway stations is indeed really a top line barmy one.
Tenders are invited for Portable Automatic External Defibrilator Aed With Voice Command For Arme Scale - 1 Ju And Mtd.
This summer the family handed an 8,000 name petition to Downing Street calling for a law to make it compulsory for all schools and public places to have a defibrilator.
They used a defibrilator to save the business consultant's life when they found he had stopped breathing.
He said: 'The eight-minute response is only for a trained person to arrive with a defibrilator.
On January 6, Mr Carroll was walking to work at the Village Inn for the first time since a heart operation to fit a defibrilator in December, when he was attacked by four teenagers.
Under the Government's new plans for improving the nation's appalling public health performance the focus of rail staff attention while you are in a state of collapse will, in future, be on their very own defibrilator.
Bid valid for one year from the date of contract Providing of Defibrilator with Monitor - NIBP.