Learn How To Use An AED in Less Than 90 Seconds

published 1 month ago by Dr. Frederick B. Covington

An AED is a portable device that is used to diagnose and treat ventricular fibrillation (VF) and pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT). The AED works by sending a shock through the victim’s chest to stop these life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias. This allows the heart to re-establish a sustainable pulse. AED’s are designed for both the general public as well as trained first responders.  

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