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How to use an AED on a child

How To Use An AED On A Child An AED may resuscitote a child in cardioc orrest. An AED can do this by delivering shocks to the heart to restore normal rhythm. An AED will not shock a child without detecting an abnormal rhythm Check for a response. Shake the child's shoulders. Ask them, "Are you ok? Locate the AED. Look for the sign below. Take the AED to the child. Expose the child's chest. Place the pads on the upper right chest and lower left chest. For smoll children t may be move effective to put the pods on the chids chest and back AED 2 Call 9-1-1 Tun on the device. immediately. Follow the audio prompts. If AED says shock advised, DELIVER SHOCK Continue CPR until an ambulance arrives. The AED will check the heart rhythm. The AED will tell you O it shock is advised. 8. Start CPR. 6000 In the U.S. in 2014, -6000 children 18 years and younger died of sudden death. An AED is most effective if used within 5 minutes Learn more at after collapse. € Ann & RobertH Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

How to use an AED on a child

shared by matthewzajechowski on Jul 16
The graphic covers the proper steps to take when using an AED automated external defibrillator on a child. Over 6,000 children in the U.S. alone died of sudden death in the past year as a result of su...




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