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Fibrillation is a "fluttering" of the heart, and usually an electrical shock to the heart is required to stop it. State why this action would be necessary, given that the heart is beating (very rapidly

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When the heart is fibrillating, it is beating so rapidly that the chambers of the heart do not have time to fill with blood. Therefore, even though the heart is beating, it is ineffective at pumping.

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