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Latest Ventricular fibrillation Stories

2014-05-20 10:13:27

Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating — increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system.

2014-05-12 23:00:11

Humility of Mary Health Partners is among the first healthcare providers in the country to implant the world’s first commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator.

2014-04-09 10:49:01

Current and recent use of painkillers/anti-inflammatories may be linked to a heightened risk of an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) among older adults.

2013-12-18 13:43:15

Atrial fibrillation, long considered the most common condition leading to an irregular heartbeat, is a growing and serious global health problem.


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Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...

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