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Defibrillation strategy with manual hand held paddles

 
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Defibrillation strategy with manual hand held paddles
by Admin Resuslanka - Monday, 9 February 2015, 2:45 AM
 

Rescuers should try to ensure that defibrillation is not attempted in an oxygen-enriched atmosphere (e:g. when free flowing high-flow oxygen is directed across the chest).

AMBU bag & breathing circuits can be kept connected to the ETT or LMA during defibrillation. (But some rescues disconnect the AMBU bag to prevent accidental extubations).