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Automatic External Defibrillators in Long-Term Care Facilities: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: May 25, 2020
Project Number: RB1491-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Device
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of automatic external defibrillators in long-term care facilities?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of automatic external defibrillators in long-term care facilities?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of automatic external defibrillators in long-term care facilities?

Key Message

No relevant clinical evidence, economic evaluations, or evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding automatic external defibrillators in long-term care facilities.