Myth Buster: DEFIBRILLATION ON A WET OR METAL SURFACE

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“Can I shock someone if they are wet or on a metal surface”?

It is safe to defibrillate a patient on either a wet or metal surface as long as the appropriate safety precautions are taken. Specifically, care should be taken to ensure that no one is touching the patient when the shock button is pressed.

The attachedĀ document will answer your question.

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