Thanks to Hollywood and a lack of public knowledge, defibrillators are often shrouded in misconception and mystery. Many people are apprehensive when it comes to using them, for fear of hurting the patient, or shocking themselves. As well as this, many people are confused as to what defibrillators actually do and how they help people suffering from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
It’s important that people feel comfortable around defibrillators should they need to use one. To help improve common understanding,we’ve taken a look at the five most common defibrillator myths people believe.