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The Philips HeartStart FRx defibrillator features intuitive, step-by-step voice instructions, including CPR guidance, and an audible metronome to help guide basic life support (BLS) responders while treating a suspected sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) Pre-connected SMART Pads II can be used for both adults and children. Rugged, lightweight, and reliable, it can withstand rough handling and extreme temperatures. When every minute counts, Philips HeartStart FRx is the partner by your side.
|Dimensions||27.2 × 25 × 6.1 cm|
With battery and pads case: 3.5 lbs (1.5 kg) Without battery or pads case: 2.6 lbs (1.2 kg)
6 x 18 x 22 cm
0 to 15,000 feet
32° – 122° F (0° – 50° C)
Able to deliver a shock after the end of a CPR interval, typically in eight seconds.
Truncated Exponential Biphasic. Waveform parameters adjusted as a function of each patient’s impedance.
|Defibrillation peak current - Adult||
32A (150J nominal) into a 50 ohm load.
What is an AED?
An AED, or automated external defibrillator, is used to help those experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. It's a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, medical device that can analyse the heart's rhythm and, if necessary, deliver an electrical shock, or defibrillation, to help the heart re-establish an effective rhythm.
When is AED Used?
AED is used in situations when no heart beat is detected. The device generates a shock to revive the victim’s heart. Another situation in which AED is used is when a person suffers from ventricular fibrillation (v-fib).
Where can I find a defibrillator?
Defibrillators are normally located in workplaces and public spaces like airports, shopping centres, community centres, and train stations. These defibrillators are known as public access defibrillators (PADs) as anyone can use them.