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How common is sudden cardiac arrest in children?

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Dr. Garron Miller
Pediatrics
17 doctors agree

In brief: Not at all

The most common cause of cardiac arrest in children is due to respiratory failure.

In brief: Not at all

The most common cause of cardiac arrest in children is due to respiratory failure.
Dr. Garron Miller
Dr. Garron Miller
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Totally agree. Electric shock would be another reason.
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not very, but...

Long qt syndrome and chest injury can lead to sudden cardiac arrhythmias and collapse.

In brief: Not very, but...

Long qt syndrome and chest injury can lead to sudden cardiac arrhythmias and collapse.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not very common

I don't have the exact statistics, but sudden cardiac death is not a common thing across all age groups.
Children are the least affected one, though, given the lower prevalence of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure etc.

In brief: Not very common

I don't have the exact statistics, but sudden cardiac death is not a common thing across all age groups.
Children are the least affected one, though, given the lower prevalence of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure etc.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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