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Comparison of neurological outcomes following witnessed out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation defibrillated with either biphasic or monophasic automated external defibrillators
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    One major shortcoming of this comparison of monophasic and biphasic defibrillators for the treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which was not fully addressed by the authors, concerns the fact that the defibrillators used were programmed to analyse and deliver up to three stacked shocks in accordance with the AHA guidelines of 2000. Guidelines 2005 revolutionised the treatment of VF cardiac arrest by emphasising t...

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