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…. crucially the time taken to access and use a defibrillator. The main point of today, though, is to emphasise that defibrillators are designed to be idiot-proof. They take the risk away from making mistakes by analysing whether or not the machine needs to provide a shock to a person. The name Automated External Defibrillator (AED) provides some clues. They are automated because it requires human control to operate the machine. A defibrillator will advise the user precisely what to do and only allow a shock to be delivered if it finds specific criteria. They are used externally outside of the body. Some people are fitted with internal machines.

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Data and information are fact-checked against various recognised sources, including the New Zealand Resuscitation Council, Health Navigator New Zealand, St John, and other recognised entities specialising in the specific subject content. It should be noted that variances in protocols exist and where necessary are identified.


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