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ED evaluation and management of implantable cardiac defibrillator electrical shocks

Published:February 29, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2016.02.060

      Abstract

      Patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators not infrequently present to the emergency department after experiencing an implantable cardiac defibrillator shock. This review considers the management of such patients in the emergency department, including appropriate, inappropriate, and phantom shocks as well as electrical storm.
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