How Do I Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to Save a Life?

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As the clock moves we are sitting here having a nice meal. All over sudden the table next to us somebody gets sick and he collapses to the ground. Now you don't know. Okay. Now hope up, come on. You have got to deal with this okay. What is the first thing you going to do? Life saving tip number one, what are you going to do? Go and check his pulse.

Right you want to see if he is falling sick. But how do you know if he is responsive, easiest thing to do, turn around and shake him a little bit. Are you okay? Dial 911? He is not responding. Not responding, but you [XX] see if you can hear any thing. Nothing. Okay now, this is important.

Right. If he doesn't responses, you don't just go run of to get a AED machine. If he doesn't respond, you check the breathing like you did, and then you look to someone in the eyes and get there phone out and they're going to call 911. So, step number you may assist that he's really out.

Step, number two you get 911 and at the same time you send him to get 911. You say you know what you in the green sweater, now you get 911, I want the guy next to you, you are going to beat AED device. Alright, that's what has happening because you have located the AED device, step number three, until it arrive, you're going to start doing chest compression.

You take their shirt and you rip it open, go ahead. Well done, I can see you're good at that, okay. Now, you're going to lean over, come closer get your knees close to his chest, you're going to put your hands on top of the other, and then put the [XX] up the stratum and then lean forward, use your body, good, and then the rate were going to go at is about 100 a minute and start over the breast 100, two three, four, five, six.

Okay. Now the first person called 911, the second person got the AED machine and it's arrived. When the AED machine comes in, now you're armed. Now this is the important part, because it's really hard to save somebody unless you shock them back. You're keeping them alive by doing the chest compression.

But, now you've got to the viser, okay it looks like this. You all see that? It's like a book. It's pretty simple, pretty simple. It's got two buttons, the green button and the orange button and it come with the pack. Take the pack and open the pack up right at the top there. Good, now take the pad out.

All you have to do is press the green button and start the machine on. Just listen to what it says. Apply pads to patients bare chest. Okay, now that's not the pad. Now let's do it together, so we all see it. And when you see on the monitor, there are two pads there and it has pictures on them.

One of them says, place it in his upper right chest, okay and connector. So take that off. It's going to keep prompting you right up here. Good. And this one. Look [XX] in the picture. It's like that. Okay. So put it down on him, right beneath his left nipple. Don't put on the nipple. I know, I am putting underneath him.

Okay, perfect. Now you got it. This is the connector, the connector plugs into here. Now listen. What it's going to do, is assess his heart beat. It's going to figure out. Analyzing heart rhythm. Analyzing heart rhythm. It's going to tell you, touch the patient. You want to get off the patient because when it shocks him you don't to be touching him.

And he' going to tell you, shock advice, hit the orange button. Charging. Stay clear of patient. Now you're going to hit it, when someone tells you to. Deliver shot now. Press the orange button now. When you see that thing with the button and it shocks them and then it's going to tell you keep going, if it's not sure [XX].

Okay, now you don't stop CPR until you see signs of life. And as soon as you do, you keep going. So that's a life saving stuff. Cause if you just keep your the chest compression going until you get more help and you keep AED tells you to do, that's why these things are so darn life saving.

I want someone to watch the show today or to go find an AED machines that is closes to them where they live, where they work. Now, if you are in a place that doesn't have one, pushing to get one because is worthwhile and we will make a difference together. Make sense? [xx] you saved the life.

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