Sears, Samuel F.

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Decisional Balance Among Potential ICD Recipients : Development Of The Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Decision Analysis Scale (ICD-DAS) 2011 82079 Sudden cardiac death is a well-documented public health problem resulting in 400 000 deaths in the U.S. annually. The Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) has demonstrated benefit in reducing mortality in at risk patients. Despite the benefit...
Establishing a Standard for Peri-operative ICD Education : A Demonstration Project 2012 82079 Introduction: An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) administers a shock to terminate potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias. The device saves lives but presents psychological challenges for patients. At present there is a paucity ...
SHOCK 2010 : ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL HEALTH INDICES AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN A WEB BASED NATIONAL ICD SAMPLE 2012 82079 The Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) has become the "gold standard" of care in reducing mortality in patients at risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD). However there remain there remain concerns about the psychosocial impact of the ICD on p...
SHOxABILITY : Ability and avoidance of daily activity behaviors in ICD patients 2012 82079 Background: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) shocks terminate potentially life-threatening arrhythmias. ICD shock may alter patient behavior via patients attempting to avoid daily activities or increasing heart rate. Patients are aware of...