Automatic External Defibrillator AED Quiz

This is a fun general knowledge quiz on the operations of an automated external defibrillator.

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1. You cannot use a defibrillator if a casualty has a pacemaker fitted


2. The defibrillator pads used to deliver the electrical shock to the heart can be placed on or over patients clothing


3. You should not use a defibrillator if there is a risk of igniting flammable gases


4. What should you check before delivering a shock to a victim?


5. Defibrillators should come with a small towel, what is this used for?


6. What are the four links in the Chain of Survival?


7. How does a defibrillator work?


8. If you are a lone rescuer, using an AED takes priority over performing CPR


9. You can use an automated external defibrillator if a victim is on a metal surface


10. An AED will deliver a shock if a victim is ‘alive’ or has a normal heartbeat