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Automated external defibrillators (AEDs)

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Last updated on 14 January 2016
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Is there advice on defibrillators for schools? This article cites guidance from the DfE and specialist organisations on automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in schools. It looks at purchasing and installing AEDs, and links to information on training, safety and potential legal implications.

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  1. 1 Must schools have AEDs?
  2. 2 Purchasing an AED
  3. 3 Setting up an AED in school
  4. 4 Training staff to use AEDs
  5. 5 AEDs are safe to use
  6. 6 Legal issues surrounding the use of AEDs

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