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Can people with pacemakers be shocked back to life with an aed?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

And i would imagine that if that patient had developed an arrythmia, the patient would be reevaluated in case it was appropriate to replace the pacemaker with a defibrillator.

In brief: Yes

And i would imagine that if that patient had developed an arrythmia, the patient would be reevaluated in case it was appropriate to replace the pacemaker with a defibrillator.
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Ramin Rafie
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Yes

Yes, however some patients with pacemakers also have a built in defibrillators.

In brief: Yes

Yes, however some patients with pacemakers also have a built in defibrillators.
Dr. Ramin Rafie
Dr. Ramin Rafie
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