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Avoiding medical error during electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation: prevention of unsynchronized shock delivery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19914154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation is now commonly performed in veterinary medicine. Successful timing of the delivery of energy is important in order to avoid ventricular fibrillation. This brief communication describes how to ensure that proper energy delivery is performed.
Authors:
Amara H Estrada; Romain Pariaut; N Sydney Mo?se
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-11-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of veterinary cardiology : the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1875-0834     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vet Cardiol     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-27     Completed Date:  2010-02-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101163270     Medline TA:  J Vet Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Cardiology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, PO Box 100126, FL 32610-0126, USA. estradaa@mail.vetmed.ufl.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Atrial Fibrillation / therapy,  veterinary*
Defibrillators / veterinary
Dog Diseases / therapy
Dogs
Electric Countershock / veterinary*
Electrocardiography / veterinary
Medical Errors / prevention & control,  veterinary

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