I could totally do that....

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Moons, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Moons

    Moons Moderator

    Defibrillator......seen it on TV a million times, I could totally use one of them.

    Rub the block things together.....shout stand clear....bang em on someone's chest.

    Boom, life saved.

    Anything you've seen on TV and reckon you could do easily in real life.
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  2. Have you ever had to?

    It's not as pretty as the tv makes out
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  3. Moons

    Moons Moderator

    o_O that was kind of my point......
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  4. Fortuately, they have microprocessors in them these days, to prevent folk being killed by the cack-handed...
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  5. Moons

    Moons Moderator

    Pah....next you'll be saying I couldn't fly a plane if both pilots had had the fish....
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  6. I think it’s been proven that even in a plane with fancy fly-by-wire, ILS, etc...the average punter still manages to crash them. Sorry.
  7. Ride a super bike around silver stone...
  8. I did first responder training a few years ago - so yes it must be easy
  9. Evil Kineval has a few trips to A n E to answer for.
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  10. Application of leeches ;)?
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  11. Moons

    Moons Moderator

    Even if someone in the tower tells me what to do?
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  12. 'Fraid so. You could however walk down the aisle with a trolley saying "Tea or coffee?", which is relatively safe.
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  13. Sorry fella, I was thinking of all the blood and snot and stuff......that's the tricky bit!
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  14. In the film Airplane they got one of the passengers to land the plane:thumbsup:
  15. Surely you can’t be serious?

    There you go Baz, I’ve set that up for you, but the rest is down to you.....I can’t do it for you....
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  16. I am, but don’t keep calling me Serious :thumbsup: thank you
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  17. Moons

    Moons Moderator

    That sounds like the queue at Waitrose when they run out of the complimentary coffee....that and Zimmer frames, posh wellies and people using the keys of a Volvo as a blunt force instrument.

    Not that I of course know, being a Tesco shopper and thus a man of the people.
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  18. Dazza

    Dazza Eyebrow not high brow

    We’ve just fitted one on the wall of our office as a public access defib , apparently they don’t work if it doesn’t detect a pulse in the first place , there has to be a weak pulse otherwise it won’t work - doesn’t sound right to me , I think we’re having some training soon so I’ll ask

  19. We had a weekend break in Budapest last year, happened to be the Budapest marathon route right in front of the hotel.

    A middle aged man dropped like a stone right in front of our window and we watched a calamitous attempt to resuscitate him, with the first aid responders unsure what to do with the defib. Paramedics eventually arrived but it was too late. They put him in the back of the ambulance and left him there whilst they had a cigarette and then finally left, but the ambulance wouldn't start, so they had to bump start it.

    Apparently the majority of defib use outside a hospital environment is unsuccessful.

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