Definition of successful defibrillation.


OBJECTIVES The definition of defibrillation shock "success" endorsed by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation since the publication of Guidelines 2000 for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care has been removal of ventricular fibrillation at 5 secs after shock delivery. Although this success criterion provides a direct… (More)


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@article{Koster2006DefinitionOS, title={Definition of successful defibrillation.}, author={Rudolph Willem Koster and Robert G Walker and Anouk P. van Alem}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={2006}, volume={34 12 Suppl}, pages={S423-6} }