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Electric Countershock

Known as: Defibrillation, Electroversions, Cardiac, Cardiac Electroversions 
The conversion of one cardiac rhythm or electrical pattern to another, almost always from an abnormal to a normal one, by pharmacologic means using… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Importance In-hospital cardiac arrest is common and associated with a high mortality rate. Despite this, in-hospital cardiac… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
AIM To assess the use of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR), compared with manual or mechanical cardiopulmonary… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
BACKGROUND Dispatch of lay volunteers trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and equipped with automated external… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT The health and policy implications of regional variation in incidence and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
ContextCardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines recommend target values for compressions, ventilations, and CPR-free… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) through biventricular pacing is an effective treatment for heart failure (HF… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Maintenance of sinus rhythm is the main therapeutic goal in patients with atrial fibrillation. However, recurrences of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The use of automated external defibrillators by persons other than paramedics and emergency medical technicians is… Expand
Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956
VENTRICULAR fibrillation is usually a rapidly fatal arrhythmia that may occur in cardiac patients, in any patient under… Expand