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How to use an AED device on a child

How To Use An AED On A Child An AED may resuscitate a child in cardiac arrest. An AED will not shock a child without detecting an abnormal rhythm. An AED can do this by delivering shocks to the heart to restore normal rhythm. Expose the child's chest. Place the pads on the upper right chest and lower left chest. Check for a response. 3 Locate the AED. 1 Shake the child's shoulders. Look for the sign below. Ask them, "Are you ok?" Take the AED to the child. For small children it may be more effective to put the pads on the child's chest and back. AED 2 Call 9-1-1 4 Turn on the device. Follow the audio prompts. immediately. 7 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 8. shock is advised. Start CPR. In the U.S. in 2014, ~6000 children 18 years and younger An AED is most effective 60 Learn more at 5 MIN if used within 5 minutes died of sudden death. after collapse. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

How to use an AED device on a child

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Infographic instruction of how to use AED device to jump-start child's heart back to life. Client: Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago. Even if one child's life is saved using this instruction -this ...


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