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How Can You Tell When Someone Goes Into Cardiac Arrest
No pulse: Cardiac arrest as the name implies is when the heart stops. When your heart stops beating, blood carrying oxygen does not flow to your body and brain. The body ceases all functions (you stop breathing, you are unconscious, the skin turns pale or blue). The best way to tell if someone is in cardiac arrest is to use a heart monitor (like carried by ems personel) to monitor activity of the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cardiac arrest: If you die suddenly you probably have cardiac arrest. You won't know it however. When you have cardiac arrest your blood flow loss means you'll pass out in a few seconds. Should you feel suddenly like you're about to pass out best to call out for help and hope CPR is available. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Please tell me, could a person who is suffering from pancreatitis likely to suffer from fits or cardiac arrest?
Pancreatitis : A person suffering from pancreatitis can become extremely ill, and because of the various things that can happen if they become very ill, then yes, it is conceivable for them to have seizures (fits) or a heart attack or cardiac arrest. It would most likely be due to extreme electrolyte imbalances. ...Read more
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