A 44-year-old member asked:
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i want to know what is the difference between cardiac arrest and asystole?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Overlap: Asystole is no beat at all. Flaccid still heart. Cardiac arrest : includes that and ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia, which are ineffective rhythyms and no pulse.
Answered on Apr 17, 2013

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