The effect of shock separation time on multiple-shock defibrillation

Reports in the literature of studies of the efficacy of multiple, staggered shocks used for cardiac defibrillation have shown widely varying results. Twin half sinusoids, separated by an integral number of 60-Hz half-cycles, were used for transthoracic defibrillation of dogs. The separation of the p...

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Journal Title: Medical instrumentation Vol. 12; no. 1; pp. 31 - 33
Authors: Frank DiMeo, S.E. Dubin, Thomas W. Moore
Format: Article
Published: Jan-Feb 1978
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