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Contact: Lisa Rapaport
lr2692@cumc.columbia.edu
212-342-3795
Columbia University Medical Center

Heart Rhythm

Caption: Many patients with pacemakers and defibrillators don't know how the devices work or what to do when they experience an irregular heart beat.

Credit: Columbia University School of Nursing

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