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 improvement has occurred, it is indefensible that not every nurse employed at the hospitals surveyed in 2008 is permitted to defibrillate using AEDs.
First, and foremost, the EMS team had been logged as responding to a "respiratory distress" as opposed as to a "full cardiac arrest." Further, upon arrival at the scene, despite the fact that there was a defibrillator readily available in the vehicle, the responding personnel failed to even attempt to defibrillate the patient.
Intermediate energies that successfully defibrillate the patient and provide an adequate energy margin are determined in the verification procedure.
"Understanding these effects may help us create better ways to defibrillate," he says.
While this Mark Russell delivers on its promise of epic monster action, this is an adventure which manages to make a staggeringly dull spectacle of someone scrabbling through an ancient lost city being consumed by lava to defibrillate a giant monster with a nuclear warhead.
The results of the international ASD2 feasibility study, an important step in the Medtronic extravascular ICD clinical development program, confirmed that an investigational extravascular ICD lead can sense, pace and defibrillate the heart, thus offering a potential future alternative to traditional transvenous ICD systems.
It's hooked to the heart and gives it a mild 'shock' (defibrillate) whenever it goes into a life-threatening heartbeat.
I understand how important it is to defibrillate a person in cardiac arrest as quickly as possible to give them the best chance of survival.
A Masuko commercial grinder was then used to defibrillate the fibers (30 passes) and produce a nanofiber suspension.
It is clear that AEDs are of proven clinical benefit when used to defibrillate individuals experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.
As they try to escape, we see acid burning through a skull and what happens when you defibrillate a zombie's head.