TITLE

An escalating higher-energy regimen was better than a fixed lower-energy regimen for defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Lang, Eddy S.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of biphasic defibrillator as a life saving intervention during cardiac arrests out-of-hospital. It is mentioned that arrhythmias prove fatal if occurred out-of-hospital. Biphasic defibrillation prove to be an important cardiac life-support because they provide arrhythmia-terminating electrical impulses at lower energy levels. According to American Heart Association the escalating energy biphasic defibrillators are par with fixed energy ones.
ACCESSION #
27029952

 

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