This line is kind of what we've ben talking about with 'smart' ICDs:I’m sure there is a high end, expensive, and high tech one that can do a better job at detecting what rhythm and go from there with a lot more fine tuning. Thinking about the ICD, it is like cardioversion which is used for tachycardia but caused by the atrium instead of ventricles and starts at 50 joules. But we didn’t really go over ICD in school besides basics and it’s not part of the ACLS certification course. For more and better information and from the gold standard for all resuscitation and emergency situations is by American Heart Association if anyone wants to read more.
"Stored information can help your doctor optimize the ICD for your needs."