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Automatic defibrillator at UMaine could save lives – The Maine Campus

“When people go into cardiac arrest, the paddles of a defibrillator can often save their lives. Once only available in hospitals and aboard ambulances, defibrillators are making their way into public places throughout the United States. The automatic defibrillator is an electronic device that applies an electronic shock to restore a heart’s rhythmic beat. The advent of public automatic defibrillators has been possible due to the new defibrillator manufacturing technology…”

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University Volunteer Ambulance Corps
5721 Cutler Health Center
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-4037 | Fax: (207) 581-3997E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System