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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… 
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
ACCF : American College of Cardiology Foundation ACCP : American College of Chest Physicians ACS : acute coronary syndrome ACT… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Cardiac arrests in adults are often due to ventricular fibrillation (VF) or pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT), which… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines recommend target values for compressions, ventilations, and CPR-free… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Outcome after cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation is dependent on critical interventions, particularly early… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) through biventricular pacing is an effective treatment for heart failure (HF… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Maintenance of sinus rhythm is the main therapeutic goal in patients with atrial fibrillation. However, recurrences of… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The use of automated external defibrillators by persons other than paramedics and emergency medical technicians is… 
Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956
VENTRICULAR fibrillation is usually a rapidly fatal arrhythmia that may occur in cardiac patients, in any patient under…