Deactivating Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
Berger, Jeffrey T.
Annals of Internal Medicine 2005 November 1; 143(9): 690-691
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Berger, Jeffrey T. (2005-04-19)Implantable cardioverter defibrillators are life-saving devices for many patients with cardiac disease. Recipients of these devices, nevertheless, often suffer from progressive comorbid and cardiac conditions. Therefore, ...
Goldstein, Nathan E.; Lampert, Rachel; Bradley, Elizabeth; Lynn, Joanne; Krumholz, Harlan M. (2004-12-07)BACKGROUND: Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) can prevent premature death from an arrhythmia but may also prolong the dying process and make it more distressing. OBJECTIVE: To describe the frequency, timing, ...