Nine in Ten Would Not Use Defibrillator in Life-Threatening Emergency

From: The International Business Times

In the majority of life-threatening emergencies, defibrillators would not be used to help save someone's life.

Research by defibrillator manufacturer Doc UK  found that just 15 percent of survey respondents said their workplace had a defibrillator.

Of those who said there was a defibrillator, just 44 percent said they knew how to use it, while 11 percent said that even though they had received training, they would not use it in a genuine emergency because of lack of confidence.

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