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The ISO 4217 currency code for United Arab Emirates Dirham.

AED

ISO 4217 code for the Emirati dirham. It was introduced in 1971 upon the formation of the United Arab Emirates and their complete independence from Great Britain. Previously, both the Bahraini dinar and the Qatari riyal (then known as the Qatar-Dubai riyal) were used in what is now the UAE. While it was pegged to the IMF special drawing rights in 1978, the dirham has been pegged to the U.S. dollar unofficially for most of its history. The UAE officially pegged the dirham to the dollar in 1997.
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The transvenous-implantable cardioverter defibrillator (T-ICDs) segment accounted for about 95% of the overall ICD market in 2015, as these are the most commonly used ICD's for the treatment of heart disorders for higher precision and targeted functioning.
A defibrillator is used in emergency situations to restore the heart rhythm if a person goes into cardiac arrest.
Einir Jones, headteacher at Ysgol Clocaenog said: " The school was keen to take possession of the defibrillator as they understand how important it is to provide early defibrillation when a person suffers a cardiac arrest.
The doctors implanted defibrillators in all 401 volunteers who had abnormal T-wave patterns, but they opted not to use devices in the remaining volunteers unless other tests overwhelmingly indicated the need.
Researchers studied some 200 patients with implanted defibrillators who had recent episodes of arrythmia--either tachycardia (the heart beats abnormally fast) or fibrillation (the heart flutters, rather than beats, so it pumps little or no blood) in the ventricle, or lower heart chamber.
They don't have time for the paramedics to come,'' said Kelso, who contributed money for the defibrillators.
Not only do the life-saving benefits of a well-conceived automated external defibrillator program outweigh the potential downside, but increasingly, failure to provide such a program in the event of sudden cardiac arrest is becoming a liability concern.
This sequence of events associated with cardiac arrest may be reversed if the victim receives immediate cardio pulmonary resuscitation along with an electrical shock from a defibrillator.
Based on products, the defibrillators market is classified into two major segments, namely, implantable cardioverter defibrillators and external defibrillators.
Many people meet the current criteria for defibrillator implantation but never get a device.
2 -- color) A tab from a new defibrillator kit is removed from a dummy during a demonstration at City Hall.
The plaintiff alleges that the facility was negligent because it didn't have a defibrillator on the premises and that the omission caused the plaintiff severe and debilitating injuries.