FOAMbase - Trick of the Trade: Pre-Charge the Defibrillator https://foambase.org/story.php?title=trick-of-the-trade-pre-charge-the-defibrillator-aliem A discussion which indicates that pre-charging the defibrillator during chest compressions in anticipation of a shockable rhythm at the rhythm check shortens time to defibrillation and minimizes the number of pauses in chest compressions during CPR. Sun, 09 Oct 2016 11:50:26 UTC en