"Go ahead, hold the legs."
"Are you nuts?"
"No, I'm not nuts. You need to hold their legs so after the shock they don't bend their legs with all those catheters in them and hurt themselves."
"But you're going to use 360 Joules!"
"Yep, and you won't feel a thing."
"How can you be so sure?"
"Because those gloves you're wearing do not conduct electricity. Sync on? Good. Everybody clear? (No not you - you keep holding...) Go ahead."
* * * Thump * * *
"Didn't feel a thing, did you?"
"Ah, no, but now my heart is racing..."
Reference: Lloyd MS, Heeke B, Walter PF, Langberg JJ. "Hands On Defibrillation. An Analysis of Electrical Current Flow Through Rescuers in Direct Contact With Patients During Biphasic Defibrillation." Circulation. 4 May 2008.