Tag: ventricular fibrillation

1. The subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) was shown to be noninferior to the transvenous ICD for device-related complications in patients with an indication for ICD therapy but not for pacing therapy. 2. The risk of inappropriate shocks was not significantly different between groups, but trended towards increased risk in the...
While it is known that suboptimal chest compressions are associated with worse outcomes after cardiac arrest, the optimal combination of chest compression rate (CCR) and chest compression depth (CCD), and whether this should be applied to all patients despite differences in age, sex, and presenting cardiac rhythm is unknown....