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BET 2: CARDIAC MONITORING IN ADULTS AFTER TASER DISCHARGE
  1. Crosby Rechtin, Emergency Medicine Resident,
  2. Jeffrey S Jones, Research Director, EM Residency Programme
  1. Grand Rapids Medical Education Research Center/Michigan State University, Michigan, USA

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    A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether routine cardiac monitoring is necessary in the emergency department in adult patients who have received a Taser discharge. Thirty papers were found using the reported searches, of which five presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of …

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