Health Day, via Bloomberg, "Widespread Use of Defibrillators in Public Places Saves Lives: Study":
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The odds of surviving cardiac arrest are greater if it is caused by a "shockable" arrhythmia and if bystanders can give CPR and a shock from a nearby automated external defibrillator (AED), a new study finds.
That's why one is more likely to survive if a cardiac arrest occurs in a busy public place, where there are people to witness and respond to the emergency and AEDs are available, the researchers noted.
Agenda, Sunday, Feb. 6, American Association for Justice, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Litigation Group Meeting.
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