2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 450B - Emergency Medical Services
NRS 450B.0505 - Automated external defibrillator and defibrillator defined.


NV Rev Stat § 450B.0505 (2013) What's This?

Automated external defibrillator or defibrillator means a medical device that:

1. Has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration;

2. Is capable of recognizing the presence or absence of ventricular fibrillation and rapid ventricular tachycardia in a patient;

3. Is capable of determining, without intervention by the operator of the device, whether defibrillation should be performed on a patient;

4. Upon determining that defibrillation should be performed on a patient, automatically charges and requests delivery of an electrical impulse to the patient s heart; and

5. Upon appropriate action by the operator of the device, delivers an appropriate electrical impulse to the patient s heart.

(Added to NRS by 2013, 1869)

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