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ACLS Review

Electrical Therapy

This chapter covers the following:

  • Just the facts
  • Defibrillation
  • Automated external defibrillators
  • Conventional defibrillators
  • Synchronized cardioversion
  • Elective synchronized cardioversion
  • Emergency synchronized cardioversion
  • Temporary pacemakers
  • Transcutaneous pacemaker
  • Transvenous pacemaker
  • Evaluating pacemaker function
  • Failure to capture
  • Failure to pace
  • Failure to sense