Post-Cardiac defibrillation; Cardioversion
Fibrillation is when electrical signals in the heart are disorganized and the heart cannot contract properly, causing the circulatory system to shut down. Defibrillation is an emergency procedure that restores the normal electrical activity of the heart by applying an electric shock to the chest.
by David A. Scott, M.D.
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