End of life care

Cardiologists address role of devices in end of life care

A leading cardiologist has called for the creation of national guidelines to assist clinicians in the management of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices who are nearing the end of life. Patients who are wearing cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators can sometimes be overlooked, especially if they are chronically ill due to a condition other ...

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