Team Surgical: Isaiah, do you really find the voice prompts creepy? The aim is to keep the rescuer calm.
Team Surgical: If the first shock did not correct the rhythm and the patient continues to show no signs of life, CPR is indicated.
Isaiah Andress: They need to make it not so creepy. Like maybe some jazz to keep calm. lol
A Gaytheist: Why perform CPR after a shock? When I was trained, the AED would analyze after shocking and then either tell you to shock again, or that no shock is advised and to check the pulse.
Bill Milosz: It's not Peter Thomas. It's VIC PERRIN, same voice actor who did the Control Voice form the original "Outer Limits."
Look up VIC PERRIN in Wikipedia to verify this.
Lieutenant Cracker: No. Good guess though!
It's actually Peter Thomas. He might be best known for his narration of numerous PBS nature documentaries, as well as TruTV's Forensic Files (just to name a mere two examples)
wcresponder: thre funniest thing about these kits are the accesory kits with pocket mask etc, some go fo 40-50 bucks, they are only worth 10 at best.
hawaiidispenser: Is this the voice of NFL Films, John Facenda?
bigemugamer: every time I hear the Beat start to assist you with CPR, the song Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix plays in my mind..... see! now you will think that every time to.
Ricky Li: One of the better training video on how to use an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) Philips FRx AED Demonstration with Voice Prompts.wmv Apparently, because of the "analyzing heart rhythm" part of the cycle, it's impossible to shock a person if they have any kind of heart beat.