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is it possible to resuscitate someone who has had a heart attack?

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Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
27 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Hopefully having a heart attack should not cause sudden death.
Answered on Aug 15, 2012
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Dr. George Ciechanowski
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: The bls and acls interventions really do save many patients with cardiac arrest due to heart attacks.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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