ICU Protocols pp 753-759 | Cite as

Defibrillation and Cardioversion

  • Rajesh Chawla
  • Sananta K. Dash


Electrical shock therapies are capable of terminating arrhythmias due to reentry. Reentry is the predominant mechanism of majorities of arrhythmias in ICUs.


Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Chest Compression Automate External Defibrillator Advance Cardiac Life Support Shock Delivery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory & Critical Care MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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