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Shockingly simple? Should you use manual or automated defibrillation in out of hospital cardiac arrest?

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  • Contributors Both authors have contributed equally to this manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests GDP has volunteer roles with the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation, Resuscitation Council UK and European Resuscitation Council. He is an Editor for the journal Resuscitation.

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