Chapter 1. Understanding the basics of ICDs

This chapter is essential for understanding ICDs! Learn what an ICD is, how ICDs are different from pacemakers, how to identify a patient who needs one, and how ICDs are used.
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Chapter 2. Detecting arrhythmias

This chapter introduces you to how ICDs are able to see what the heart is doing! You will learn how ICDs detect arrhythmias and how to interpret device electrograms.
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Chapter 3. Discriminating between different arrhythmias

We will teach you how you can use discriminators—the brains behind heart rhythm interpretation—to give your patient as normal a life as possible and avoid inappropriate therapy
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Chapter 4. Treating arrhythmias

Recognizing an abnormal rhythm is step one—treating it is next! Learn how ICDs terminate dangerous arrhythmias and how you can tailor ICD settings to provide bespoke treatment.
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Chapter 6. Managing patients with ICDs

Do you have a patient with an ICD that needs medical treatment? Learn how external factors affect ICDs so that you can devise an appropriate treatment plan and answer your patient’s questions!
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