How does a defibrillator work?

Cómo funciona un desfibrilador

Automated external defibrillators are devices that deliver a controlled electrical shock through electrodes. The aim is that the cardiac arrhythmia that causes cardiorespiratory arrest is reverted to a normal rhythm. Its use is very simple and safe, and it can be used by non-medical personnel with minimal training. In this article we want to explain … Read more

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How to do basic CPR

Cómo hacer una RCP básica

What is basic CPR? Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is a rescue procedure that is performed when we find a victim in cardiorespiratory arrest. Annually, more than 6 million people suffer sudden cardiac arrest without warning. Studies show that victims who have CPR before receiving medical help not only have a better chance of survival but … Read more

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Applying CPR techniques early can save lives

Cómo hacer una RCP básica

The Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians (SEMG) highlights that there are around & nbsp; 30,000 sudden deaths per year outside of hospitals . Of all the cases, 80% occur in the home of those who suffer it. But this situation can be reversed with the action of the people who are present. Knowing … Read more