Understanding Non-Shockable vs. Shockable Heart Rhythms IMAGE

Shockable Heart Rhythms

A common question we get asked is “What heart rhythms does an AED shock?”. When a heart stops beating effectively during cardiac arrest, the type of rhythm it’s experiencing can influence the emergency response. There is a need to distinguish between non-shockable and shockable heart rhythms–especially in the context of using an AED.    Understanding…