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BERLIN, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 250 of the world's leading specialists met in Berlin last weekend Time and again, the topic of sudden cardiac death
Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating — increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system.
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.
Current and recent use of painkillers/anti-inflammatories may be linked to a heightened risk of an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) among older adults.
CARY, N.C., Feb.
Atrial fibrillation, long considered the most common condition leading to an irregular heartbeat, is a growing and serious global health problem.
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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