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If the evidence supports an argument that the victim's physical symptoms were consistent with a shockable rhythm only after or shortly before paramedics arrived, the defense will claim that something the paramedics did or didn't do--not the health club staff's failure to use defibrillation--led to the victim's injury or death.
The company believes the Navy will standardize its aircraft carriers, supply ships, and tenders on the PD 2000 Pacemaker/Automated Defibrillator with Shockable Rhythm Interpretation capability.
Because less than 25% of in-hospital patients in cardiac arrest have shockable rhythms, the ability to deliver high-quality CPR is critical to survival.