What is a biphasic defibrillator?

Answer Defibrillators are medical devices that are employed to regulate life-threatening, abnormal heart rhythms such as ventricular fibrillation. Defibrillators work by delivering an electrical shock to ... Read More »

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What are a biphasic p waves?

'P' waves represent atrial contractions on an EKG.Biphasic P waves have 2 peaks instead of the usual one. They usually indicate that one of the atria is enlarged.

The Advantages of Biphasic Defibrillators?

A defibrillator is a device used to provide an electric shock to the heart to try to reset the electrical current. This current is necessary to sustain life. The way the electricity moves through y... Read More »

What is a biventricular cardiac defibrillator?

A biventricular cardiac defibrillator, also known as a BiV, is a type of implanted cardiac defibrillator that has two ventricular leads: one in each ventricle of the heart. BiV devices are generall... Read More »

What is the voltage delivered by a defibrillator?

Defibrillator voltage ranges from 200 to 1,700 volts, according to the Physics Factbook, though some manufacturers offer higher voltages. But successful defibrillation depends more on how much elec... Read More »