Ethical and Legal Views of Physicians Regarding Deactivation of Cardiac Implantable Electrical Devices: A Quantitative Assessment
Kramer, Daniel B
Kesselheim, Aaron S
Brock, Dan W
Maisel, William H
Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society 2010 Nov; 7(11): 1537-42
Despite the high prevalence of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, little is known about physicians' views surrounding the ethical and legal aspects of managing these devices at the end of life.
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Ethical and Legal Views Regarding Deactivation of Cardiac Implantable Electrical Devices in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Kramer, Daniel B; Kesselheim, Aaron S; Salberg, Lisa; Brock, Dan W; Maisel, William H (2011-04-01)Little is known about patients' views surrounding the ethical and legal aspects of managing pacemakers (PMs) and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) near the end of life. Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ...