Physio Control Quick Reference Instruction Card for AED and CPR Instruction


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Physio Control Quick Reference Instruction Card for AED and CPR Instruction

Product Code 26500-002040

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What's Included?

  • Quick Reference Instruction Card

Ensure you know how to effectively use your life-saving device in the event of an emergency with the Quick Reference Instruction Card.

This instruction card will guide you through the steps of preparing your AED for use on a cardiac arrest patient, thus shortening the time span between the casualty collapsing and potentially life-saving treatment being delivered.

Do I need It?

Many people are unaware, but you don’t have to be professionally trained to use an AED in a cardiac emergency. However, the truth is that you don’t have to have any training qualification to use an AED.

This card will ensure that both trained non-trained users can effectively prepare the AED and casualty for treatment, should the sudden cardiac arrest victim require defibrillation.

More Information

If you require further assistance with the Quick Reference Instruction Card, the defibshop team are the ones to contact.

To speak to one of our advisors, call 800 989 7768 and they’ll be happy to help with any of your inquiries. 

 Want to know why you should choose us? 

  • Experienced and knowledgeable staff on-hand to offer impartial advice on all things AEDs
  • We have a nationwide training network to deliver training in the use of a defib and CPR
  • Not only providing free battery and pad reminders, we also will replace your electrode pads for free if you use your defib in the first two years after purchase
  • Over 14 years worth of experience as an AED specialist 
  • 5 / 5 Review Score
  • Over 97% of our customers would buy from us again


What is an IP rating?

An IP (Ingress Protection) rating classifies the degrees of protection of an electrical item against water and dust. Beginning with IP and followed by two numbers, the first digit is indicative of the item’s resistance to dust and the second is of its resistance to water. Protection against dust is measured from */ 0 up to 6, whereas protection against water is measured from */ 0 up to 8. The protection against these elements increases as the number does, with * / 0 telling us that the item has NO protection against either dust or water.

Why is this important?

The IP rating of a defib will tell you (and us!) whether it is suitable for the environment where it’s most likely to be used; for example, if there is a good chance your defib may be used in an outdoor environment, you will need a unit with a higher IP rating to ensure it can be used regardless the weather or terrain. If you are looking for a defibrillator more suitable for an indoors environment, you can afford to choose one with a lower IP rating, based on the other features that may be more suitable.

When a particular product is “approved” by the FDA, this marks the pass in the premarket approval (or PMA) application of a particular product which has been submitted to the FDA.

To receive approval of a device through a PMA application, the applicant in question must provide reasonable assurance of the device’s safety and effectiveness which is then challenged by the FDA before being approved.

Whilst all AEDs can be used to increase chances of survival and even save a life in the event of a cardiac arrest, FDA approved devices provide that extra piece of mind that the specific unit being used has undergone vigorous and substantial testing to ensure that that particular piece of equipment operates just as it should and provides the most effective care possible.

Many manufacturers perform their own tests on products, but not all defibrillators will undergo the same premarket approval as FDA approved devices and there is no guarantee or stamp of certification if testing has taken place with non-FDA approved products.