However, if you were to ask my dad’s roommate at St. Mary’s hospital last year when he was in for heart tests, he would tell you that contact with electricity can be life saving. My dad’s roommate’s heart stopped beating in the middle of a procedure and the doctors were forced to make use of a device called a “defribulator”. They are also known as “paddles”. They send a heavy electric shock into the body of the patient in an effort to restart the heart. In this man’s case, contact with this electricity saved his life.
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