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Medicine: Heart #572606

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lea Thompson) Malfunctioning of defibrillator machines examined; fibrillation, the fatal uncontrolled twitching of heart muscle, explained; scenes shown of emergency medical technicians using machine; details given of cases involving defective Physio Control defibrillator; companies whose equipment has been found defective listed on screen. [Victim's sister Bonita JUDD, FDA (Food and Drug Administration) task force Dr. Richard CUMMINS, victim's wife Trudy LINDSAY, Lindsay's medic Joe BAUMGARD - comment.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Lea

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