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Title: Pacemakers
Url: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/pacemakers/htm/index.htm
Creator: Patient Education Institute
Publisher: Health Education Assets Library
Description: A pacemaker generates electric pulses that regulate heartbeats. This patient education program explains how pacemakers work, and the benefits and risks of having one. It also discusses what to expect after getting a pacemaker. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute. NOTE: The tutorial requires a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial. You will also need an Acrobat Reader, available as a free download, in order to view the Reference Summary.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the circulatory (cardiovascular) system -- Diseases of the heart -- Therapeutics -- Special therapies, A-Z -- Pacemaker, Artificial
Medicine -- Medicine (General) -- Medical personnel and the public. Physician and the public -- Medical personnel and patient. Physician and patient -- Patient education and health counseling
Medicine -- Surgery -- Surgical care in special medical conditions, emergencies, and the at-risk patient -- Special conditions, A-Z -- Pacemaker patients
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Vocational Education
Health -- Body systems and senses
Vocational Education -- Allied health occupations
Key Concept: Health -- Heart
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Orientation Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Patient Education Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Arrhythmia
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
Heart Rate
Pacemaker, Artificial
Date Of Record Release: 2008-10-30 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:53:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: HEAL  HEAL
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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