Things Need to Know About AED

AED is one of the first aid equipment for sudden cardiac arrest, the operation is very simple, after the machine is turned on there are animations and voice instructions, just follow the operation can. Today, Mindray, a professional AED company, would like to introduce you to some of the things you should know about AEDs.

One type of arrhythmia, ventricular fibrillation, is responsible for most sudden cardiac arrests. When ventricular fibrillation occurs, the heart fibrillates at a high rate and irregularly, preventing blood from being pumped through the heart, and if not treated within minutes, the patient is likely to die.

What is AED used for?

AED is a medical device that can detect the patient’s heart rhythm and pulse, apply an electric shock to suspend the heart, and then restore the heart to normal operation through the administration of CPR.

Recent studies point out that, due to sudden cardiac arrhythmia resulting in cardiac arrest cases, if you can use AED shock in one minute, the success rate of first aid can be as high as 90%, and every minute delay, the success rate will be reduced by 7-10%. Therefore, the 4 minutes when the patient is in a coma is the critical golden time for the AED to save lives!


Cardiac arrest can be caused by a variety of factors, such as a history of heart disease or family history (e.g., arrhythmia, congenital heart defects). After a cardiac arrest, it is very important to use an AED promptly, and Mindray‘s high-quality AEDs can help.

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