What do I do after an AED delivers a shock to a child/infant?

After delivering the shock, or if no shock is advised:
  • Perform about 2 minutes (or 5 cycles) of CPR.
  • Continue to follow the prompts of the AED.
If at any time you see an obvious sign of life, such as breathing, stop performing CPR and monitor breathing and for any changes in the condition of the child or infant.

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