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About AED (automated external defibrillator)

 AED is medical equipment admitted that we use even if it is not person engaging in medical care including doctor and nurse if for lifesaving.
 When ventricular fibrillation at risk for life is caused, it is very effective for improvement of lifesaving rate to perform measures using AED as soon as possible, and example that was saved in sports center and public transport in Yokohama-shi by use of AED is reported.
 In addition, we recommend that we take lectures as we hold lifesaving class about first aid treatment including handling training of AED regularly because "it is the case of emergency".

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Japanese emergency care foundation whole country AED map


★Link about AED★
 ●City of Yokohama, Fire Bureau
 With AED
 Information for class

 ●Japanese Red Cross Society Kanagawa Branch
 Information for class

 ●Incorporated administrative agency Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
 About appropriate management of automatic outside the body expression defibrillator (AED)

What is AED (automatic foreign expression defibrillator)?
When arrhythmia (ventricular fibrillation) at risk for life is caused, machine judges even if there are not how to read electrocardiogram and medical knowledge such as arrhythmia whether defibrillation is need automatically and gives heart electronic shocks, if necessary, and is medical equipment defibrillating.