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Emergency resuscitation. Medical team reviving a patient who has suffered a heart attack (myocardial infarction or cardiac arrest). The doctor at left is holding metal defibrillator plates. These are put onto the patient's chest and an electric current passed between them to shock the randomly-beating heart muscle. The nurse at upper left is providing the patient with oxygen through a tube to the lungs.
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