Defibrillator device may disrupt fina...

Defibrillator device may disrupt final moments

There are 1 comment on the Monterey County Herald story from Mar 21, 2010, titled Defibrillator device may disrupt final moments. In it, Monterey County Herald reports that:

If you have a heart-zapping defibrillator implanted in your chest but now are dying of something else, when do you have it turned off? Carol Filak had heard about painful, repeated shocks that people sometimes experience from implants in their final days.

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wideload

Chualar, CA

#1 Mar 23, 2010
Thank you for good info that I had not considered. I hope this issue is addressed more for those in end of life situations.

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