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 the handling training of AED regularly because "it is the case of emergency".
★Search of AED setting place from this★
Japanese emergency care foundation whole country AED map (the outside site)
★Link about AED★
●City of Yokohama, Fire Bureau
・Information of class
●Japanese Red Cross Society Kanagawa Branch
・Information (the outside site) of class
●Incorporated administrative agency Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
・About appropriate management of own expression defibrillator (AED) out of the moving body (the outside site)
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.