fibrillation

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muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination

act or process of forming fibrils

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Exclusion of patients who did not experience respiratory arrest or patients with acute circulatory failure due solely to ventricular arrhythmias responding promptly to electrical countershock may affect overall CPR outcome[17, 13-16, 21, 24, 31].
Treatment for VF consists of an unsynchronized electrical countershock with at least 200 to 300 joules, implemented as rapidly as possible.
CONGRESS countershocks continued to ripple out of the capital the day after the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his Independence Day speech at Lalan College, Bhuj.