Types of Defibrillator – Overview and Uses

Defibrillators are critical tools for doctors and surgeons, often crucial in helping to restart a patient’s heart. There are five main types of defibrillators, each with unique features and success rates. AEDs, certain types of pacemakers, and other tools often fall under the technological umbrella of “defibrillator”.  What Is a Defibrillator? The function of CPR…

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ACLS vs. BLS – What’s the Difference

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) are techniques used to help save lives during cardiac arrest. With proper training, these techniques are effective primary responses to cardiac emergencies.  Despite what many may think, ACLS vs. BLS is very different depending on the training and techniques that are needed to save the…

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