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How Often Does Cpr Work To Revive Someone From Cardiac Arrest
Broadly speaking, cardioplumonary resuscitation (cpr), is the act of compressing the heart in an effort to create blood flow. This is typically performed as "external" or "closed chest" cpr, as taught by the america heart association. When performed with assisted ventilation, it is possible to deliver enough oxygen to the heart for it to regain its ability to ...Read more
CPR: less than 10% of people with cardiac arrest and CPR survive overall. After 10 min of CPR survival is miniscule. Early CPR and defibrillation within less than 4-5min give the best outcomes. Las Vegas casinos with abundant automated defibrillators, trained staff and people watching on monitors have the fastest response and best results. ...Read more
Why do I have involuntary gasp for breath? 2 years ago i has cardiac arrest & has cpr & shock 99% blocked.Blockage & has 2 stents.
I bought a cardiac defibrillator i keep at my house incase of emergencies. Would this increase chances of survival of cardiac arrest if used with cpr?
Reset conduction: You heart has an electrical conduction system that controls how the heart muscle contracts. Often in cardiac arrest that conduction system is sending disordered electrical signals. The shock sometimes given during cpr/acls is an attempt to "reset" the conduction system so the electric signals go back to the proper order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone goes into cardiac arrest from extremely low potassium blood level. Would the defibrillator work? Or do they need the potassium
Three years ago I passed out. The next day I went to work and felt like I was going to faint again. I was rushed to the hospital and almost went into cardiac arrest. Xanax was their answer. I have been on Xanax for 3 years. I want off! It's a bandaid?
You may be right: It sounds like the Xanax (alprazolam) actually worked to prevent fainting; the likely cause was anxiety. And you are correct..there are other effective treatments for anxiety: usually a form of cognitive behavioral therapy which would take a lot of commitment/practice from you. Go ahead and pursue this, but taper SLOWLY off the Xanax (alprazolam) ONLY under careful supervision from your doctor. Cold turkey is DANGEROUS! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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