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What is the role of the doctor in an elective cardioversion?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: See Below
The doctor determines the suitability of the procedure by coordinating the indications and administers the procedure.

In brief: See Below
The doctor determines the suitability of the procedure by coordinating the indications and administers the procedure.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Joshua Moss
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
In brief: Safety and efficacy
The physician oversees all aspects of an elective cardioversion-- including evaluation of the patient to ensure they are an appropriate candidate, informed consent, proper defibrillator pad placement and defibrillator setup, sedation management (a responsibility sometimes shared with an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist), and management of post cardioversion care (including any complications).

In brief: Safety and efficacy
The physician oversees all aspects of an elective cardioversion-- including evaluation of the patient to ensure they are an appropriate candidate, informed consent, proper defibrillator pad placement and defibrillator setup, sedation management (a responsibility sometimes shared with an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist), and management of post cardioversion care (including any complications).
Dr. Joshua Moss
Dr. Joshua Moss
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