External Fibrillator Cycle

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Introduction: For this cycle, Cycle three. I learned a lot. I learned about automated external defibrillator (AED) which is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart. The shock can stop an irregular heart rhythm and allow a normal rhythm to resume following sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest is an abrupt loss of heart function. If it’s not treated within minutes, it quickly leads to death. Most sudden cardiac arrests result from ventricular fibrillation. This is a rapid and unsynchronized heart rhythm starting in the heart’s lower pumping chambers (the ventricles). The heart must be “defibrillated” quickly, because a victim’s chance of surviving drops by seven to 10 percent for every…show more content…
Because AEDs are portable, they can be used by nonmedical people. They can be made part of emergency response programs that also include rapid use of 9-1-1 and prompt delivery of cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). All three of these activities are vital to improving survival from cardiac arrest. The concepts I believe I learned well is the heart diseases. I like learning about diseases and investigating how to prevent it. It’s just crazy how many diseases to the heart only they are. Did not master/difficulty What I could have done to better understand the concepts learned is not being absent as much as I did. I was absent many times for medical reasons. I also should have done better notes and study more, I did not study a single time, even though I always got over a 90% and a 95%, if I studied, I could have gotten all 100% I don 't think that my teacher needed to do anything to better help me master the concepts taught in this quarter. I like my teacher’s teaching style. He gives us work and we just have to do it quietly. I like this because in college most of the time we will do that and I’m being trained for

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