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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), pp. 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.

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Published date: 2006
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


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Date deposited: 08 Sep 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:22

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Author: J.M. Morgan
Author: J.C. Cowan
Author: A.J. Camm
Author: J.M. McComb

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