Basic Fist Aid for Adults
Using an AED on Adults
What is an AED?
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. AEDs are used to treat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA is a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating
Plug in connector if necessary.
Stand clear and make sure no one, including you is touching the person. Make sure to say "STAY CLEAR."