Topics include airway management and ventilation, management of cardiac arrhythmias, defibrillation and electrical cardioversion, advanced life support, anaphylaxis, special situations like hypothermia and poisoning, post-resuscitation care, bereavement, record-keeping and audit, legal and ethical issues, and resuscitation training.
What does ECV stand for?
ECV stands for Electrical Cardioversion
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- Eaton County United Way (Charlotte, MI)
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- Eco City Vehicles (UK)
- École de Communication Visuelle (French: School of Visual Communication)
- Effective Circulating Volume (renal function)
- Electric Clock Voice
- Electric Commercial Vehicle (various companies)
- Electric Conveyance Vehicle (disability aid)
- Electrical Complexes of Vehicles
- Embedded Computer Vision (IEEE workshop)
- Emergency Communications Vehicle (satellite based voice and data communications vehicle used in disaster recovery)
- Emergency Control Valve (engineering)
- Enamel Cotton Varnish
- Ending the Cycle of Violence
- Enhanced Call Verification (ADT Alarm Services)
- Enhanced Compliance Validation (US DoD)
- Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan
- Entrepreneurship Competition Vilnius (Vilnius, Lithuania)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In the all previous reported cases, electrical cardioversion was performed (2, 4).
Doctors have told him that, if they do decide he needs a medical procedure to correct the problem, they will use electrical cardioversion.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] It sounds like you underwent an electrical cardioversion (a shock to the heart delivered through patches on the chest, or done with drugs) for atrial fibrillation, and your heart is now in a regular (sinus) rhythm.
Others discuss amiodarone in prevention and treatment, atrial remodeling in permanent atrial fibrillation, cardiac involvement in Parkinson's disease, optimal AV delay, and electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.
Key Words: remifentanil, fentanyl, cardioversion, propofol, sedation, recovery External electrical cardioversion is often performed to restore sinus rhythm in patients with atrial arrhythmia that is resistant to pharmacologic therapy.
Three previous major, randomized controlled trials--the Atrial Fibrillation in Followup Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM), Pharmacologic Intervention in Atrial Fibrillation (PIAF), and Rate Control Versus Electrical Cardioversion (RACE)--had concluded that there is little difference in quality of life between the rate and rhythm control strategies.