Patients with heart failure may benefit from implantation of a biventricular pacemaker. This article discusses the indications for biventricular pacemaker implantation and the assessment of patients with biventricular pacemakers. Biventricular pacemakers require more assessments than do traditional single- or dual-chamber pacemakers.
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ARTICLE| April 01 2015
Biventricular Pacemakers in Patients With Heart Failure
Karen Leslie Cooper, MSN, CCRN, CNS, WOCN
Karen Leslie Cooper is a clinical nurse specialist at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Auburn, California.
Corresponding author: Karen Leslie Cooper, msn, ccrn, cns, wocn, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Auburn CA 95602 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Crit Care Nurse (2015) 35 (2): 20–28.
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Karen Leslie Cooper; Biventricular Pacemakers in Patients With Heart Failure. Crit Care Nurse 1 April 2015; 35 (2): 20–28. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn2015942
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