Sudden cardiac death: opportunities for prevention

Morgan, J.M., Cowan, J.C., Camm, A.J. and McComb, J.M. (2006) Sudden cardiac death: opportunities for prevention. Heart, 92, (6), 721-723. (doi:10.1136/hrt.2005.073726).


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The evidence base for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy requires expansion of guidance/indications to allow UK physicians to treat a broader range of patients. The ICD clinical consultees to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) review current guidance/guidelines, explain the evidence base, and suggest a UK ICD implantation strategy.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1136/hrt.2005.073726
ISSNs: 1355-6037 (print)
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Keywords: cardiac, physicians, risk assessment, cost-benefit analysis, therapy, editorial, myocardial infarction, defibrillators, review, death, health, humans, risk factors,adverse effects, sudden, economics, complications, prevention & control, implantable
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
ePrint ID: 61387
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:44

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