2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.666 Definitions for KRS 311.665 to 311.669.

KY Rev Stat § 311.666 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.666 Definitions for KRS 311.665 to 311.669. As used in KRS 311.665 to 311.669, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Automated external defibrillator" or "AED" means an external defibrillator capable of cardiac rhythm analysis which will charge and, with or without further operator action, deliver a shock after electronically detecting and assessing ventricular fibrillation or rapid ventricular tachycardia. These devices are known as fully or semiautomatic defibrillators; (2) "Cardiopulmonary resuscitation" or "CPR" means a basic emergency procedure for life support, consisting of artificial respiration and manual external cardiac massage; and (3) "Emergency medical services system" means the same as in KRS 311A.010. Effective: July 15, 2002 History: Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 211, sec. 39, effective July 15, 2002. -- Created 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 16, sec. 2, effective July 14, 2000. Legislative Research Commission Note (7/14/2000). In codification, a reference in subsection (3) to "KRS 211.950" has been changed to "KRS 311.6521." See 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 343, sec. 1.

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