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cardiac arrest

[′kärd·ē‚ak ə′rest]
(medicine)
Cessation of the heartbeat.
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The development of educational materials on Sudden Cardiac Arrest for student athletes
Despite years of significant advances in emergency medicine and resuscitation, just five percent of those who suffer sudden cardiac arrest survive.
The Advisory Panel suggested priority areas related to sudden cardiac arrest at their initial meeting, and further refined these areas in February 2010.
Physicians need to consider the probability of a sudden cardiac arrest actually occurring in their office.
According to the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, sudden cardiac arrest affects more Americans than breast cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, AIDS, traffic accidents, house fires and gunshot wounds combined.
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Today, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest is just one in 20 people.
More than a thousand people a day in the United States suffer sudden cardiac arrest, according to the American Heart Association.
Lance Becker joined the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coalition at a Capitol Hill "Call to Action" briefing where he the led attendees in a CPR training.
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