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First aid training

Discussion in 'Insulin Pump Forum' started by Robert 2170, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Robert 2170

    Robert 2170 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I am a first aider in my work and I am going for my defibrillator training. Does any body no if it would be a problem wearing a pump and using it I don't mean when I doing the training but if I was to use it in a real situation.
    Thanks
     
  2. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Best bet would be to ring the pump company. Personally I can't see a problem as it's not being used on you.
     
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  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I agree with this, the patient will get the jolt while you are holding insulated handles on the paddles.
     
  4. Robert 2170

    Robert 2170 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I will email animas see what they say
     
  5. Johnjoe13

    Johnjoe13 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I think most of the defibrillators used by none professionals have pads and not paddles, so you would probably not be touching the person you are giving first aid to should the machine recommend shocking them, least that is what ours is like
     
  6. Chas C

    Chas C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Its not an issue - I wear a pump and have done de-fib training.
     
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