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What are indications for a permanent pacemaker?

What are indications for a permanent pacemaker?

An 81-year-old male with significant past medical history of CAD s/p single-vessel CABG, aortic stenosis s/p TAVR, atrial fibrillation on Coumadin presented to the ED after a syncopal episode. He described “blacking out” during ambulation without seizure-like activity. In the ED, he was found to be in sinus bradycardia with a heart rate in the … Continue reading What are indications for a permanent pacemaker?

Are you prepared to discuss the novel Coronavirus?

Are you prepared to discuss the novel Coronavirus?

By now we should have all heard the news. The novel coronavirus, recently labeled by the WHO as COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease 2019), outbreak has caused more deaths than SARS and continues to have a growing incidence of infection in the US. In fact on January 30, 2020 the WHO declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). … Continue reading Are you prepared to discuss the novel Coronavirus?