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Automated External Defibrillators

07 December 2011

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a medical device that analyses a person’s heart rhythm and, when needed, delivers a shock to sudden cardiac arrest victims who are in a shockable heart rhythm.

The IMB has published this leaflet to provide advice on selecting and purchasing an AED for use in a community setting. It also provides recommendations for maintaining the device after it has been purchased.

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Automated external defibrillators - leaflet 

Print Copies
To order printed copies of this leaflet please complete an order form and return it by email to brochures@imb.ie or alternatively fax it to (01) 676 7836. You can also request copies by phone by contacting (01) 676 4971.





Date Printed: 19 April 2014

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