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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Over-the-Counter Medications: Over-the-Counter Medications, depend on what you want to by. The list is infinite. Vitamins, analgesics, cough meds, weight loss. In the event you hav ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends...: The medications given during resuscitation of a cardiac arrest patient depends on the heart's rhythm on the heart monitor. It also depends on the age ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Absolutely: Many drugs , if taken in excess, that regulate heart rate can cause a cardiac arrest. In particular drugs like digoxin is a major contributor to emerg ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Years of alcohol: abuse can lead to an alcoholic cardiomyopathy. Cardiomyopathy can lead to ventricular arrhythmia. Ventricular arrhythmia can lead to sudden death. In ... Read More
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Dr. David Orringer
19 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Absolutely. Many of the aed's have pediatric patches to place on the child. Check your AED and its instruction manual for correct placement and sett ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alireza Maghsoudi
21 years experience in Cardiology
Needs full work up: It could be many things including electrolyte abnormality, effects of anesthesia or cardiac problems.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Galli
26 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Bad situation: Depends why one is on the ventilator and what caused the arrest. 1st thing is start CPR and follow acls(advanced cardiac life support). One the patie ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Cardiac arrest: By definition, cardiac arrest is the cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract..
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldsmith
Specializes in Critical Care
Many things: Cardiac arrest can be caused by many problems with the heart. The most common is a heart attach which can cause fatally abnormal rhythms when the hear ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Many: Clogged arteries to the heart, pulmonary embolus, electrolye abn , congenital heart disease, drug s both legal and illegal, etc.
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