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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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Death in certain situations can be prevented by timely use of public access defibrillation, and access in schools is becoming the evolving standard.
As a remedy, the American Heart Association (AHA) advocates the Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) program.
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As automated external defibrillators (AEDs) have become more cost effective and easier to use, building owners and facilities professionals are being tasked to develop public access defibrillation (PAD) programs for their properties.
And the concept of Public Access Defibrillation is gaining popularity (another Google opportunity).
The Public Access Defibrillation Trial Investigators.