Term Pacemakers
Code LT-6500
Definition Programs that provide and surgically implant, if internal, an electronic device which controls the beating of the heart by a series of rhythmic electrical discharges.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 11/4/09
Use References Artificial Cardiac Pacing
Cardiac Pacing
See Also References Biomedical Engineering (LV-1000)
Biomedical Engineering Research (TR-1000.0850)
Electrocardiography (LF-8000.5100)
Heart Monitors (LH-5000.5100-300)
Prosthetic Devices (LH-0600.6500-700)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Inpatient/Hospital Care (NPC E09.06)
Inpatient Medical Care (UW 2.1.02.01)
Related Concepts Disabilities
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