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HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in Patients Nearing End of Life or Requesting Withdrawal of Therapy
(American College of Cardiology; American Geriatrics Society; American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; European Heart Rhythm Association; Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, 2010-07)
Management of Cardiac Electrical Implantable Devices in Patients Nearing the End of Life or Requesting Withdrawal of Therapy: Review of the Heart Rhythm Society 2010 Consensus Statement
Cardiac implantable electrical devices (CIEDs) are increasingly common interventions for a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases. Caring for patients with life-sustaining devices such as CIEDs at the end of life raises ...
Ethical and Legal Views Regarding Deactivation of Cardiac Implantable Electrical Devices in Patients With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
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 ...