Doctoring ICD/Pacemaker

ICD and Pacemaker deactivation: It is neither physician-assisted suicide nor euthanasia

The purpose of this post is to clarify important issues about cardiac devices as they relate to deactivation. As I wrote yesterday, Paula Span of the NY Times covered this important issue earlier this week. Her coverage came about because of this Mayo Clinic paper published in JAMA-IM, which showed most patients with cardiac devices […]