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efibrillation - Shocking Sequence

  • The AED will charge
  • Clear the area (say "Stand clear everybody, nobody touch the victim. Stand clear everybody, shocking now")
  • Press the Shock button (first shock will be administered and victim may jerk)
  • Resume CPR beginning with chest compressions immediately after attempted defibrillation
  • Do not interrupt chest compressions until after 2 minutes of CPR



If at any time "Shock is not advised" check pulse. If no pulse perform CPR for 1 minute then press analyze again.

Click to clear victim


Click to give a compression