ICD: Defibrillation

The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.

Exploring the ICD Essentials course, today’s video looks at how defibrillation treats ventricular fibrillation, and ventricular tachycardia, where ATP has been unsuccessful


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I’m an International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) certified specialist in cardiac pacemakers and ICDs, and the chief cardiac physiologist in a pacemaker clinic that carries out over 4,000 pacemaker checks per year. My passion is education, and I created THE PAD website, a popular resource for cardiology information, and wrote the book Pacemakers Made Easy.

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Kristian Webb.

Board-certified devices specialist from London. Author and cardiology education enthusiast.
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