Life After Cardiac Arrest


#047 ICD Owners 101

Season 2, Ep. 17

Paul talks about a device that many sudden cardiac arrest survivors have implanted, an ICD - Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator.

This episode is an introduction (or "101") into the sorts of things that those with an ICD should be aware of. He covers what an ICD is and why you might have one, what they do and what some of the things to be aware of.

Packed full of tips and useful information around this device that is becoming more and more common.

An episode for anyone with an ICD whether they've had a cardiac arrest or not.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

ICD Precautions

ICD Shocks

ICD Sounds

ICD Protection

ICD Electro Magnetic Compatibility

ICD Support Centre Locator

Ask The ICD

Doug Rachac ICD YouTube Channel

Presented and edited by Paul Swindell.

Recorded June 2020

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