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Automated External Defibrillators (AED) (cont.)

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Media file 6: Call 911 immediately when an adult is found to be unresponsive.
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Media file 7: CPR buys some time until a defibrillator becomes available.
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Media file 8: Early defibrillation is the most important link in the Chain of Survival.
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Media file 9: Early advanced life support is the last link in the Chain of Survival.
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Media file 10: Manual defibrillators are used by trained health care professionals.
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