AICD: Apparently I Can’t Die

Nope, not just yet.

Since end-of-life counseling sucks around here, here’s something else to further depress you. In addition to frequently not getting information and guidance on advance directives, there are terminal patients who aren’t getting their automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (AICD) turned off in a timely fashion. Talk about dying without dignity.

2 thoughts on “AICD: Apparently I Can’t Die”

  1. A coworker of mine told me about a 400lbs woman who died in her sleep, they put her on the monitor and her pacemaker was still going off.

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