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STEP THREE: BE INFORMED

CARDIAC ARREST/AED STEPS

  • Turn on the AED
  • Wipe the chest dry
  • Attach pads to bare chest
  • Plug in the connector, if necessary
  • Make sure no one, including you, is touching the person.

    Tell everyone to "STAND CLEAR!"
  • Push the analyze button if necessary, let the AED analyze heart rhythm

If AED advises you to shock the person:

  • Make sure no one, including you, is touching the person.

    Tell everyone to "STAND CLEAR!"
  • Push the "shock" button, if necessary.