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'You can’t start a car when there’s no petrol left': A qualitative study of patient, family, and clinician perspectives on implantable cardioverter defibrillator deactivation

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Holly Standing, Dr Richard Thomson, Dr Kerry Joyce, Dr Stephen Lord, Dr Janet McComb, Professor Paul Paes, Dr Chris WilkinsonORCiD, Professor Catherine Exley



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Author(s): Standing H, Thomson R, Flynn D, Hughes J, Joyce K, Lobban T, Lord S, Matlock D, McComb J, Paes P, Wilkinson C, Exley C

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: BMJ Open

Year: 2021

Volume: 11

Issue: 7

Online publication date: 06/07/2021

Acceptance date: 21/06/2021

Date deposited: 18/10/2023

ISSN (electronic): 2044-6055

Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048024


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The National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research programme 11/2004/29