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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2005
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User :   My Defibrillator made a tune this morning, do I have any concerns?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   59
Doctor :   Do u have any symptoms or discomfort currrently ?
User :   no
Doctor :   How long have you been on the defibrillator??
User :   Aug 2005
Doctor :   was the tune a short one or a long one ?
User :   10 sec
Doctor :   In that case, there is no need to be worried about
User :   I know that the battery is low, was that just an indicator?
Doctor :   In case, you feel dizzy, or have blackouts, it may indicate a functioning issue with the instrument (like a low battery),
User :   thanks have a great day
Doctor :   since it has been 6 yrs , now, u should have it checked up with a cardiologist
Doctor :   who can see if it needs a battery change
User :   will do on the 17th
Doctor :   that should cover everything ,
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help u with ?
Doctor :   Are u there ?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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