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Is it possible to survive a sudden cardiac arrest?

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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bystander

CPR is your best chance for survival.
It raises your chances 3 fold. Learn cpr. That way when the paramedics arrive you have a chance.

In brief: Bystander

CPR is your best chance for survival.
It raises your chances 3 fold. Learn cpr. That way when the paramedics arrive you have a chance.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Sudden cardiac arrest is often related to an arrhythmia and can spontaneously resolve in some cases.
E.G. A person passess out and regains consciousness. However, often the events is a consequence of some more serious issues (e.G heart attack, etc) and requires immediate resuscitation efforts. Immediate CPR and cardioversion is essential. When a defibrillator is not present a precordial thump.

In brief: Yes

Sudden cardiac arrest is often related to an arrhythmia and can spontaneously resolve in some cases.
E.G. A person passess out and regains consciousness. However, often the events is a consequence of some more serious issues (e.G heart attack, etc) and requires immediate resuscitation efforts. Immediate CPR and cardioversion is essential. When a defibrillator is not present a precordial thump.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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