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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

8. How does a defibrillator work?

 
 
 
 

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