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Cardioversion and the use of sedation
  1. S J Harrison1,
  2. J Mayet2
  1. 1Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2International Centre for Circulatory Health, St Mary’s Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Sally J Harrison
    Royal Free Hospital, London, UK;


Nurse led cardioversion services have achieved significant reductions in both cost and waiting time. However, the question of safety of the procedure raises several areas of concern

  • cardioversion
  • sedation
  • nurse led

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