public access defibrillation programmes

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Programmes of lay education in the UK that aim to provide training in cardiac resuscitation up to and including defibrillation. Together with programmes to increase the availability of automated external defibrillators in public places (e.g. shops and railway stations), they recognize that the best outcomes from cardiac resuscitation are obtained with early defibrillation and good bystander basic life support.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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