While a fellow staff member is continuing chest compressions on the patient for you, another one enters the room with an AED and applies the pads on the patient. You turn on the AED immediately. It states that it is analyzing heart Rhythm, and asks you to shock. You request everybody to step away from the patient, once everyone is cleared and you shock the patient. What should you do next?
Begin chest compressions on the patient once again
After a patient receives a shock, 96% of them will not immediately have a renewed pulse. This specific period of time is when it is most important to resume CPR in order to get oxygenated blood pumping to the heart.