automated external defibrillators
An automated defibrillator may be useful in saving your life, but isn't it necessary to have one?
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There are two main types of defibrillators. One is an implantable defibrillator, and the other one is an automated external defibrillator, also known as an AED. Although they are both classified as defibrillators, they are different in many ways. However, the basic concept of them is the same.
An arrhythmia is a medical problem that deals with the rhythm of a person's heartbeat. When a person has an arrhythmia, the heart may beat too slow, too fast or at an irregular rhythm. For instance, tachycardia is when the heart beats too fast while bradycardia is when the heart beats too slow. A majority of irregular heartbeats are nothing to worry about, but some are more serious and might require immediate medical attention because they're life threatening.
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