Nuts and Bolts of ICD Therapy
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Description: Thomas Kenny presents on overview of ICD therapy based on his fifteen years of experience developing training and educational materials for physicians, fellows, nurses and technicians on the subject. He will explore the industry, the key opinion leaders and the developments of ICD over time.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/2005
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
|Sudden Cardiac Arrest Cardiac anatomy, electrical conduction disorders, reentrant mechanisms|
|The History of ICDs The transition from external to internal defibrillator, early pioneers, innovations|
|The ICD System Capacitors, electrical energy, evolution of defibrillation leads|
|Indications for ICDs Current indications, clinical trials, expanding indications|
|Implant Procedures Pectoral ICDs with transvenous leads, conscious sedation, DFT testing|
|Sensing Sensitivity and how to program it, sensing tests|
|Arrhythmia Detection Detection algorithms and how to program them|
|Therapy "Shocks," antitachycardia pacing, termination algorithms, post-shock pacing|
|SVT Discrimination Preventing inappropriate shocks, discrimination algorithms|
|Bradycardia Pacing Pacing function (overview), programming tips, managing potential conflicts between pacing parameters and ICD function|
|ECG Analysis Several ECGs from ICDs showing markers and annotation, proper function, shock delivery, and potential problems|
|Special Features AF Suppression algorithm, remote patient monitoring, other advanced features|
|Diagnostics Use of diagnostic counters to guide therapy, make follow-up adjustments|
|A Systematic Approach to ICD Follow-Up Step-by-step guide to following an ICD|
|Troubleshooting Common ICD problems and how to manage them|