ICD Owners 101

In episode #47, Paul talks about a device that many sudden cardiac arrest survivors have implanted, an ICDImplantable 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

Available to listen on the link below or Spotify, Apple , Google, YouTube and your favourite podcast player.


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Presented and edited by Paul Swindell.

Recorded March 2020. 

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