cardiovert

car·di·o·vert

(car'dē-ō-vert),
The act of cardioversion.

car·di·o·vert

(kahr'dē-ō-vĕrt)
To subject to cardioversion.
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My heart was beating over 200 times a minute and they were going to cardiovert me, where they put the paddles on you and stop and restart your heart.
In 2009, Pierog and co-authors reported the case of attempted suicide in a 24-year-old male who chewed and swallowed 168 Japanese yew seeds (Taxus cuspidate) and presented with seizures, hypotension, and wide-complex ventricular tachycardia that would not electrically or pharmacologically cardiovert with amiodarone at the suicide attempt scene.
It is important to be able to pace and cardiovert in this situation, as adenosine may result in atrial arrhythmias, in addition to the anticipated bradycardia.
For patients like this, the best approach is to cardiovert but withhold further treatment for atrial fibrillation to see what course the disease takes.
Other ventilators, including the PB 840, cycled unintentionally when the phone's power was as low as 16 mW Also, a defibrillator showed interference on its EGG tracing and would not synchronize or cardiovert with a phone 6 inches away The researchers, who presented their findings at a San Antonio meeting sponsored by the Society of Critical Care Medicine, said the interference usually cleared when the cell phone was more than a foot away They concluded that understanding this phenomenon could help in creating policies for wireless phone use in hospitals.
Other ventilators, including the PB 840, cycled unintentionally when the phone's power was as low as 16 mW Also, a defibrillator showed interference on its ECG tracing and would not synchronize or cardiovert with a phone 6 inches away The researchers, who presented their findings at a San Antonio meeting sponsored by the Society of Critical Care Medicine, said the interference usually cleared when the cell phone was more than a foot away They concluded that understanding this phenomeno n could help in creating policies for wireless phone use in hospitals.