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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Significant findings included a decrease in the amount of time to start CPR and perform defibrillation, with all participants in the 2-month and 3-month groups performing defibrillation in less than 3 minutes.
If a defibrillation event of the pacemaker occurred, timely follow-up was performed.
the man life he had "Every minute without CPR or defibrillation can reduce a person's chance of survival by around 10% NEAS spokeswoman
Statistical power was calculated using G*Power 3.1, and the primary outcome was defined as time to first defibrillation (seconds).
All OHCA patients who received prehospital defibrillation shocks with a public automated external defibrillator (AED) performed by emergency medical teams (EMTs) or mobile intensive care units (MICUs) were enrolled in the study.
It is important to differentiate between defibrillation testing and defibrillation margin testing.
Emma, of Leeds, says had it not been for the staff and the defibrillation during the June 28 morning drama "dad would not be here with us now."
A BPL defibrillator was kept at his bedside for quick and early defibrillation.
If a rescuer can provide defibrillation in the first minute, the victim's chance of survival increases to more than 90 per cent.
For every minute that defibrillation is delayed, survival falls by seven to 10 per cent.
Advanced life support involves use of interventions such as endotracheal intubation, intravenous fluid and drug delivery, and semiautomatic defibrillation.