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Do-it-yourself cardioversion

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7532.50 (Published 05 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:50
  1. Clive McGavin, physician (clive.mcgavin@phnt.swest.nhs.uk),
  2. Jamie Davies, trainee medical physics technician,
  3. John Beer, trainee medical physics technician
  1. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
  2. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

    A 64 year old man had been treated for six years for atrial fibrillation with digoxin, verapamil, and warfarin. At the onset a cardiologist wrote: “We contemplated the possibility of DC cardioversion, but he was certainly resistant to any procedure under general …

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