Do not use electrical cardioversion in Digoxin Toxicity (risk of malignant ventricular arrhythmia)
Modified electrical cardioversion dosing in patients on Digoxin
Start at 10-20 Joules biphasic
Increase in 10-20 Joule increments until cardioversion
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