What are the joules for biphasic defibrillator cardioversion?

360 or less. The new biphasic defibrillator can be used to deliver up to 360 joules. This is used for heavy patients or refractory arrythmias.
200 or less. The biphasic defibrillator results in less skin burns and less adverse effects on the heart. We used ot use up to 360 joules with the monophasic defibrillator.