AED (Automated external defibrillator)

automatische externe defibrillator


AED, automated external defibrillator

What is an AED (automated external defibrillator)?

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in a patient, and is able to treat them through defibrillation. The application of electrical therapy which stops the arrhythmia, allowing the heart to reestablish an effective rhythm.

With simple audio and visual commands, AEDs are designed to be simple to use for each person. A short training will help to be able to act quickly and effectively in case of an emergency. Would you like to know how it work? Please read it here!

QRS advises the Mindray BeneHeart D1, a compact AED with a 7-inch TFT display and a lot of unique buying reasons.