Monthly Archives: June 2018

What is a Defibrillator and How Does it Work?

A defibrillator is a device, either manual or automatic, that is designed to deliver electric shocks to the heart of a patient suffering from any one of a number of conditions that produce dysrhythmia. Some of these conditions include: •Ventricular tachycardia •Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia •Atrial fibrillation •Ventricular fibrillation Some of these conditions are much more […]