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Questions About Pacemakers

Know Your Heart and Your Pacemaker Now and Forever

Mary F. Mulcahy | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary F. Mulcahy

Since the implantation of the first pacemaker, these devices have saved thousands of lives. They cannot, or course, fend off death forever. Patients should have the option of deactivating their devices to avoid painful shocks at death -- a time so many hope will be peaceful.