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      RS 40:1137.2     


§1137.2. Definitions

            As used in this Part "automated external defibrillator" and "AED" mean a medical device heart monitor and defibrillator that:

            (1) Has received approval of its pre-market notification filed pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 360(k) from the United States Food and Drug Administration.

            (2) Is capable of recognizing the presence or absence of ventricular fibrillation or rapid ventricular tachycardia and is capable of determining whether defibrillation should be performed.

            (3) Upon determining that defibrillation should be performed, automatically charges and requests delivery of an electrical impulse to an individual's heart.

            (4) Is capable of delivering the electrical impulse to an individual's heart.

            Acts 1999, No. 825, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 40:1236.12 by HCR 84 of 2015 R.S.

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