Defibrillators - Who Needs Them?

Defibrillators can be used in children, teens, and adults. AEDs are used to treat sudden cardiac arrest. Your doctor may recommend an ICD or WCD to treat an arrhythmia and prevent new or repeat sudden cardiac arrests.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/85200
  • Syndication ID: 17964
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Friday, June 29, 2018 at 02:18 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Saturday, January 09, 2021 at 12:54 AM

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General: Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator (WCD)

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