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Letters Defibrillators

Accessing community defibrillators with no mobile signal

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 02 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5724
  1. Miles Allison, consultant physician
  1. Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport NP20 2UB, UK
  1. milesallsn{at}

Eaton summarises accessible defibrillators in the UK; I note that parts of Wales are much better endowed with community defibrillators than the West Midlands.1 But there is a devil in the detail.

Many such defibrillators require the user to …

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