TIL a defibrillator doesn’t restart a stopped heart. In fact quite the opposite, it actually stops a heart in the middle of a cardiac event, allowing the heart’s natural back-up system to take over and return it to normal sinus rhythm.

Read more: https://firstaidforlife.org.uk/8-common-myths-about-defibrillators-and-why-they-save-lives/

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  1. Yes. Which is my biggest gripe with a good 99% of tv and movies that use a defibrillator. They always show them using it to restart a heart.

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