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ICD deactivation at the end of life: Principles and practice

Sep 30 2013

Designed for any health professionals involved in caring for patients with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD), this document discusses issues relating to ICDs in the management of advanced heart disease.

The aim of this booklet is to raise awareness of issues regarding the deactivation of ICDs in patients who are dying and to improve the care for patients with an ICD who are reaching the end of their life.

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