Defibrillation coil reversal: a rare cause of abnormal noise and inappropriate shocks.

Journal Article

We report a rare case of inadvertent reversal of the defibrillator shock coils during generator change which then resulted in both intermittent, recurrent "noise" on both the rate sensing and the shock electrogram leads and multiple inappropriate shocks.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jeevanantham, V; Levine, E; Budzikowski, AS; Shah, AH; Daubert, JP

Published Date

  • March 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 375 - 377

PubMed ID

  • 18307635

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-8159

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2008.01000.x

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States