electrical cardioversion, your doctor first gives you a medicine that relaxes you and controls pain. Then your
doctor places paddles or patches either on your chest or on your chest and
back, depending on your doctor's preference.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn M. Miller, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John M. Miller, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
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