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AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and McMaster University

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that allows the user to provide potentially life saving treatment to someone who is suffering from cardiac arrhythmias.

Phillips HeartStart FRx AED


The Philips HeartStart FRx defibrillator is the most common AED unit found on the McMaster University campus.

It features step-by-step voice instructions, including CPR guidance and an audible metronome to help guide basic life support responders while treating a suspected sudden cardiac arrest. 



Philips HeartStart FRx CPR/AED Training Video





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