Portable Defibrillator With Step by Step Guide
Portable Defibrillator is a life saving equipment for people with heart conditions. This SlideShow is showing why you need a Defibrillator at home and a step by step guide to use HeartStart Portable Defibrillator.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Portable Defibrillator Why use a Portable Defibrillator? Step by Step Guide
The Key Facts• Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) strikes 340,000 people each year in the US.• Nearly 80% occur in the home• Unfortunately less than 7% survive• Largely because help did not arrive in time
During SCA…• With sudden cardiac arrest, time is critical• Electric shock is the only way to restart a heart• More people could be saved if there is a defibrillator at home
Which Defibrillator?• There are a few models of defibrillators in the market.• Philips HeartStart Home Defibrillator is an award winning equipment.• It is designed to be fast to learn and easy to use.
HeartStart Defibrillator?• Virtually anyone can use it to help save the life of a person who suffers a sudden cardiac arrest.• Clear, calm voice instructions talk you through each step.• HeartStart senses and adapts the instructions based on your actions.• Using sophisticated technology, HeartStart quickly decides whether a shock is necessary.• It is designed to only deliver a shock if needed.• It will even coach you through the steps of CPR.
Step by Step Guidewith HeartStart as an Example
Step 1:After calling 911, grab HeartStart andplace it next to the victim. Pull the greenhandle to begin the automated voiceinstructions.
Step 2:Remove clothing from the patients torso.Cut clothing if needed. It is importantthat the patients chest is bare.
Step 3:Peel open the protective cover and takeout the white adhesive pads.
Step 4:Look closely at the pictures on the whiteadhesive pads. Follow the voiceinstructions to remove the pads from theyellow plastic liner and place exactly asshown in the pictures on the victims chest.
Step 5:Once the pads are in place, HeartStart willautomatically analyze the victims heart rhythmand determine if a shock is needed. If a shock isrequired, press the flashing orange button todeliver the shock. Do not touch the patient untilyou are instructed that it is safe to do so.
Step 6:If needed, begin CPR. Press the flashing bluebutton for step-by-step CPR coaching. Continueto follow HeartStarts instructions untilprofessional emergency responders arrive.
Portable Defibrillator is a life saving equipment. Keep one at home to save life in case of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. It could be a choice of life and death. Philips HeartStart Defibrillator US Philips HeartStart Defibrillator UK