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# WHAT IS MONOPHASIC DEFIBRILLATOR?

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Before we start, let’s define a few terms:

Energy: Energy in a defibrillator is expressed in joules. A joule is the unit of work associated with one amp of current passed through one ohm of resistance for one second. When we express it in a formula, it is generally stated as follows:

Joules (Energy) = Voltage  X  Current  X  Time
Joules have become a surrogate for current in modern defibrillator language.

Current: Current is what actually defibrillates the heart. It is also expressed as Voltage/Impedance (resistance).

Impedance: Resistance to Flow; there is resistance in the electrical circuit itself as well as in the patient. The amount of impedance in a patient is difficult to determine as it relates to body mass, temperature, diaphoresis quality of the contact with paddles or pads. Impedance is expressed in ohms.

Monophasic Defibrillation: A type of defibrillation waveform where a shock is delivered to the heart from one vector. In this waveform, there is no ability to adjust for patient impedance, and it is generally recommended that all monophasic defibrillators deliver 360J of energy in adult patients to insure maximum current is delivered in the face of an inability to detect patient impedance.

Monophasic Defibrillator device is a device used to perform defibrillation for the purpose of turning abnormal ECG rhythm into normal rhythm. When heart enters into ventricular fibrillation, the process of returning it to its normal sinus rhythm by giving proper amount of external electric current is called defibrillation, and device used in giving such electric current is called monophasic defibrillator (electro shock device).  Should electrical energy is given in the form of shocks, it creates stimulation namely, myocardium is depolarized and systole occurs. To give shock to heart by means of defibrillator, heart should be in ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia rhythm without pulse. ardiopulmonary resuscitation. As a main defibrillator & Automatic external defibrillator suppliers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and all cities in UAE, contact us now and get the best price for your defibrillator system today from our medical equipment supplier company in dubai uae. looking for life point defibrillator or automatic external defibrillator which also called AED Machine or Automatic Defibrillator or if you have a question: what is monophasic defibrillator machine? Contact Us Today