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Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?

Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different? People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly … Continue reading

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Emergency Treatment of Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest can strike without warning. Do you suspect that someone is experiencing cardiac arrest? Here are the signs: Sudden loss of responsiveness The person doesn’t respond, even if you tap him or her hard on the shoulders, or ask loudly … Continue reading

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