A 31-year-old member asked:
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exactly when did cardiac arrest first become treatable?

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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It always has: Cardiac arrest has always been treatable. The only thing is...With technology now, the outcomes have the potential to be better. Still, many people die of cardiac arrest each year. But, it is definitely treatable and there are many patients who survive and do well.
Answered on May 14, 2015
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Long time: Advanced treatments and diagnostic tools yearly year since first chest thump saved someone! i do not know the year. My first salvaged patient was 1963 as a student.
Answered on Jun 22, 2013

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