Patients often ask about what precautions they should take to avoid damaging or affecting the function of their pacemaker. The commonest issues discussed by patients are set out below and are most often seen with unipolar systems. Table 10.1 lists sources of electromagnetic interference and the possible effects on pacemakers.
- Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
- Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
- Pace System
- Pacemaker Function
- Pacemaker Program
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Ramsdale, D.R., Rao, A. (2012). Precautions After Permanent Pacemaker Implantation. In: Cardiac Pacing and Device Therapy. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2939-4_10
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