A sterile, disposable item designed for use in the operating room during surgery. It is used by the nurses to test the continuity of the circuit, and the integrity of the wires to make sure the defibrillator works for the patients that are declared critical, or even near death, when it is most needed. May include a red indicator bulb to check to see whether the circuit is intact, and has other related features.
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