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… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The critical lifesaving steps of BLS are ● Immediate Recognition and Activation of the emergency response system ● Early CPR and… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation contributes to cardiac arrest survival. The proportion of time in which chest… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Because traditional electric power distribution systems have been designed assuming the primary substation is the sole source of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The rate of survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is low. It is not known whether this rate will increase if… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The Ontario Prehospital Advanced Life Support (OPALS) Study tested the incremental effect on the rate of survival… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) through biventricular pacing is an effective treatment for heart failure (HF… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Maintenance of sinus rhythm is the main therapeutic goal in patients with atrial fibrillation. However, recurrences of… (More)
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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… (More)
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