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Are defibrillator leads actually clashed against each other?

While it used to be done, in reality anymore it isn't done as it is possible to damage the equipment by rubbing, and the possibility exists of an accidental discharge between paddles which can be ...
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Possible side effects of TENS

Although I couldn’t find evidence-based literature concerning your specific use of TENS, I will try to give your some clarifications concerning your question: First, what is TENS: Transcutaneous ...
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Do seizures result from an excess of electrical current or electrical voltage in the brain?

Here's a brief overview of the types and characteristics of seizures: Epileptic Seizure: Is characterized by "torrents" of electrical discharges by groups of neurons. This temporarily blocks any ...
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How is adding up action potentials equivalent to measuring the direction of depolarization vectors?

Electrocardiography (ECG) ECG Leads Firstly, it is important to clarify that a lead (like lead 2) does not refer to one of the electrodes on the patient. Each lead represents the potential difference ...
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Are defibrillator leads actually clashed against each other?

This is additional information for John's otherwise good answer. Although they're rarely used, it's still common to see paddles on the defibrillators used in EMS at the paramedic level. See those ...
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How is adding up action potentials equivalent to measuring the direction of depolarization vectors?

As far as I understand, in the vector-cardiogram, the Heart Vector H(t) changes from time to time, and its projection to each induction direction is induction I, II and III. In other words, we have ...
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Does electrical exposure build human resilience?

Neither. You would either kill them with the first shock or just annoy them every day of their life. Human tissue can't adapt to electricity. It's either enough current to damage it or it's not. And ...
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