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  • n. the stopping of the fibrillation of the heart in order to restore normal contractions, especially by the use of an electric shock

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  • n. treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)


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  • The computer then determines whether or not defibrillation is needed.

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  • And about 100 percent of the time they are able to recommend NOT shocking when the computer shows defibrillation is not necessary.

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  • Medtronic, it's the nation's largest maker of heart devices, pulling what it's called a defibrillation lead from a market.

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  • There are some patients that that's called defibrillation and sometimes patients need to do that.

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  • For any such defibrillation shock to be effective—or politically feasible—it must not spook the bond market.

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  • Speakeasy Ridley Scott Says He'll Direct 'Blade Runner' Sequel The premiere episode Wednesday explores Shelley's vision of Frankenstein, and how her ideas 200 years ago foretold future scientific research in tissue and organ transplants, spinal cord stimulation, and cardiac defibrillation.

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  • But Bruce Wilkoff , president of the Heart Rhythm Society, a professional society of doctors who treat heart rhythm, and director of cardiac pacing and defibrillation at the Cleveland Clinic, said the study, based on pooled research, or a meta-analysis "doesn't provide the data that would tell us to change our practice."

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  • But 18 patients received defibrillation, and 10 of them survived without noticeable neurological damage.

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  • There better be a crack team of EMTs standing by with a defibrillation unit.

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  • The novel's inert pace could benefit from defibrillation, but you have to love a vampire who knows that the way to a woman's femoral artery is through a $5,000 Marc Jacobs leather tote.

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