Defibrillator now in Crossgates Shopping Centre

12th November 2019

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation (VF) and pulseless ventricular tachycardia.

It is able to treat people through defibrillation, the application of electricity which stops the arrhythmia, allowing the heart to re-establish an effective rhythm.