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Any remedies for cardiac arrest I can try at home?

Any remedies for cardiac arrest I can try at home?

Learn CPR: Bystander CPR until emergency services arrive can be learned by anyone and really makes a difference in outcomes. Many public areas like arenas and golf courses now have automatic defibrillators which talk you through exactly what to do if someone collapses and you think they're in cardiac arrest. You won't hurt anyone and you may save their life! ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


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What is the treatment for the pH imbalance resulting from cardiac arrest?

What is the treatment for the pH imbalance resulting from cardiac arrest?

Bicarbonate: Bicarbonate is used sometimes to counter the pH imbalance resulting from cardiac arrest. Not included otherwise in most ACLS protocols. ...Read more

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Why atropine is no longer recommended for the treatment of cardiac arrest in adults?

Why atropine is no longer recommended for the treatment of cardiac arrest in adults?

Cardiac arrest: Studies have shown that during cardiac arrest Epinephrine works just as well without the routine use of atropine. Atropine should be used when cardiac arrest is secondary to a bradycardic arrest. ...Read more

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Is synchronized cardioversion the most effective treatment for cardiac arrest?

Is synchronized cardioversion the most effective treatment for cardiac arrest?

Maybe: Synchronized cardioversion implies that a regular and organized cardiac rhythm is present. Most patients with cardiac arrest have ventricular fibrillation. Cardioversion of ventricular fibrillation does not require synchronization. In the case of ventricular tachycardia where a regular rhythm is present, synchronization is required. ...Read more

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What type of medical treatment is given to a sudden cardiac arrest patient?

What type of medical treatment is  given to a sudden cardiac arrest patient?

Multiple: Cpr intubation? Possible defibrillation stabilize rhythym anti arrythmic medications. May need diagnostic cath and studies for infarction or other damage as cause of issue. ...Read more

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Had clear ecgs around 40 in life time last one today 25 f no family history except svt risk for sudden cardiac arrest? Suffer aniexty which im under treatment for kp worrying about sca

Had clear ecgs around 40 in life time last one today 25 f no family history except svt risk for sudden cardiac arrest? Suffer aniexty which im under treatment for kp worrying about sca

Anxiety: I understand your distress. Feel good about functioning of your heart as your ECG is normal. Believe in Healing Powers of your body. Treatment of Anxiety will be beneficial with: Seeing a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress in your life, resolving emotional turmoil, learning coping skills and Medication Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual Imagery, and Meditation. Cardiologist for follow up. ...Read more

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If they are concerned that may go into cardiac arrest due to my EKG and heart palpitations why could it be that they sent me home?

If they are concerned that may go into cardiac arrest due to my EKG and heart palpitations why could it be that they sent me home?

Palpitations : Given your age and that you were evaluated and sent home, I feel like you must have misunderstood their concern. I agree. I do not think they would have sent you home if there were concerns for heart attack or cardiac arrest. If you are really worried, I would call the facility where you were evaluated and ask for clarification. ...Read more

Dr. Lydia Collins
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Cardiac Arrest (Definition)

Most cardiac arrest episodes are due to the heart rhythm becoming inadequate to pump blood to the body. Ventricular fibrillation is commonly the abnormal rhythm associated with cardiac arrest. If effective rhythm isn't ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more