cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

[′kärd·ē‚ak ə′rest]
(medicine)
Cessation of the heartbeat.
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One of the revelations of this study is that risk factors such as obesity may play a much larger role for the young who die from sudden cardiac arrest than previously known," said Sumeet S.
95 mg/dL) had twice the odds of sudden cardiac arrest compared to those in the highest quartile ( and gt;9.
When you consider it takes on average eight minutes for paramedics to reach somebody suffering sudden cardiac arrest, it becomes clear why having easily accessible AEDs in public places is so important.
Of the 448 patients who did receive proper screening for sudden cardiac arrest, 304 were ineligible for a defibrillator because their ejection fraction was too high.
These diseases of the aorta (major artery of the body) may predispose to rupture of the aorta with massive bleeding and sudden cardiac arrest.
Additional information about sudden cardiac arrest is available from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at http://www.
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.
Sudden cardiac arrest and heart attack are the same.
Not only do the life-saving benefits of a well-conceived automated external defibrillator program outweigh the potential downside, but increasingly, failure to provide such a program in the event of sudden cardiac arrest is becoming a liability concern.
We are at the beginning of unraveling the mystery of what causes sudden cardiac arrest and how to prevent it," pledges senior author Sumeet S.