Clinically Relevant Basics of Pacing and Defibrillation

T. Jared Bunch, David L. Hayes, Paul A. Friedman

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiac Pacing, Defibrillation and Resynchronization
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Approach: Second Edition, Second Edition
Number of pages42
ISBN (Print)9781405167482
StatePublished - Jan 29 2009


  • Bipolar vs. unipolar pacing and sensing
  • Drugs and defibrillators
  • Effects of defibrillation shocks - antitachycardia pacing
  • Electrophysiology of myocardial stimulation
  • Importance of waveform
  • Measuring the efficacy of defibrillation
  • Pacemaker nomenclature
  • Upper limit of vulnerability to assess safety margin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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