The vital moment of life or death

French defibrillator instructionsIt helps to speak the local language when living in a foreign country, but that takes time. France is probably less English-friendly than some other countries, so praise those kind souls who translated this defibrillator sign at a hospital in Savoie from French to English! It’s great to know that in that vital moment where someone is lingering between life and death, the instructions are there to help. First of all, dial emergency, then open the box. Are you ready? Now follow the French recorded instructions.


I'm a technical author, journalist and writer from Australia who has been living in Europe since 2000 and exploring the world from there. My passions are writing, snow sports and travel.

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  1. In moments of extreme adversity, it’s probably best to skip the instructions and go on instict.

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