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Ventricular arrhythmias like VTACH and VFIB occur in and out of the hospital. The only difference is, people aren't hooked up to the monitors. So instead of catching the arrhythmia, the patient goes unresponsive. VTACH and VFIB are HUGE deals, and these ventricular...

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