A 33-year-old member asked:
can you tell me about nitro in cardiac arrest!!!!why not?
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Cardiac arrest: In cardiac arrest there generally is not enough blood pressure present to get blood to the organs. Nitroglycerine opens up blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. This is in general counter productive to restoring the circulation when it has already failed causing cardiac arrest.
Last updated Aug 27, 2014
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