[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Philips Defibulator

Original poster: "BRIAN FOLEY" <ka1bbg@xxxxxxxxxxx>

well, first it needs a trained operator. and second they dont come cheap,
third if you have to use defib, there needs to be emergency care ASAP of
advanced life support or relapse or other problemsd can cause failure.
better to hire a advanced life support ambulance and crew. cul brian EMT 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 08, 2006 10:07 PM
Subject: Philips Defibulator

> Original poster: "Jim Mora" <jmora@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi All.
> I am wonder if a defib would be a worthwhile safety addition in our
> trade. Fire extinguishers and at times HV gloves and bang sticks are
> worth while. I don't recall anyone mentioning a defibrillator on hand.
> As I recall electric shock sends the heart into ventricular
> fibrillation (chaos on the scope). 5 minutes of this is damaging,
> perhaps fatal to the victim.
> I any members are MD's or paramedics, your opinion would be welcome.
> Regards,
> Jim Mora