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What is cardiac arrest and what to do

April 15, 2022

From the Medical News Today website

Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when an electrical malfunction causes the heart to stop beating. It prevents blood flow to the organs, and this can be fatal without immediate treatment.

Below, we look at what happens during sudden cardiac arrest, including the signs and symptoms and what to do next. We also explore treatments, survival rates, and risk factors.

If anyone shows signs of cardiac arrest, such as a loss of consciousness or detectable pulse, dial 911 or contact a local hospital’s emergency department immediately.

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