Automated Defibrillator is a computerized lifesaving gadget used to provide an electric shock to a patient who is having a cardiac arrest due to certain conditions, like tachycardia or fibrillation. This is a portable apparatus which can be easily operated by any person even if they are untrained.
This device is smart and accurate, it can detect itself whether a patient (who is having a cardiac arrest) is an eligible candidate to receive an electric shock or not. Though there’s no need for a conventional training to operate these devices, a few hours training would make a person expert to handle these and perform the defibrillation procedure with more confidence and with better safety precautions. Several brands of AEDs (automated external defibrillator) are available already, and none is better than another, hence no particular brand or specific model should be recommended. Defibrillator Price across the brands doesn’t vary too much. American Heart Association also does not endorse any specific brand of AED. And most importantly, no matter which brand or model you have in the time of emergency, the steps to perform defibrillation procedure is exactly the same across the brands and models. The automated voice prompt, which gives instruction to follow while handling the device, is also the same for all the models.
Do one need some specific training