AICD (Medical Abbreviation): Definition, Indications & Placement


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An AICD is used for _____.

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1. High-intensity shocks delivered by the AICD are referred to as _____.

2. When your heartbeat is abnormal, you may be diagnosed with _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A series of questions (most of which will be fill-in-the-blank) will quiz you on concepts related to the AICD, such as its purpose and how it works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More explicitly, you'll be quizzed on:

  • The specific use of an AICD
  • High-intensity shocks that an AICD performs
  • A diagnosis for an irregular heartbeat
  • Components of AICD insertion

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the function of an AICD
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the AICD insertion procedure
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on what the shocks an AICD emits prevent from the related AICD lesson

Additional Learning

When you're interested in expanding your knowledge of the AICD, you can read our corresponding lesson by the name of AICD (Medical Abbreviation): Definition, Indications & Placement. This lesson will go over:

  • What the AICD is, exactly
  • Where the AICD is placed
  • The mechanics of how the AICD operates
  • When the AICD should be used