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A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
Sudden cardiac arrest victim's chances of receiving bystander CPR decreases with age

Sudden cardiac arrest victim's chances of receiving bystander CPR decreases with age

Energy drinks linked to risk of cardiac events in young people with familial long QT syndrome

Energy drinks linked to risk of cardiac events in young people with familial long QT syndrome

Female physicians perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation less efficiently than male counterparts

Female physicians perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation less efficiently than male counterparts

How is Formula 1 revolutionizing healthcare?

How is Formula 1 revolutionizing healthcare?

International survey reveals 16% of children in pediatric ICUs have acute neurological conditions

International survey reveals 16% of children in pediatric ICUs have acute neurological conditions

Over-the-counter NSAIDs linked to elevated risk of cardiac arrest, study finds

Over-the-counter NSAIDs linked to elevated risk of cardiac arrest, study finds

Ground-breaking project reaches key milestone in recruiting 1,000th patient

Ground-breaking project reaches key milestone in recruiting 1,000th patient

UA researcher developing new technology to detect malware in implantable medical devices

UA researcher developing new technology to detect malware in implantable medical devices

Researchers identify new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people

Researchers identify new gene that can lead to sudden death among young people

Sickest children can successfully undergo liver transplantation with advances in critical care

Sickest children can successfully undergo liver transplantation with advances in critical care

Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health maps ways to harness social media for improving care delivery

Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health maps ways to harness social media for improving care delivery

Body cooling not more effective than therapeutic normothermia for treating in-hospital cardiac arrests in children

Body cooling not more effective than therapeutic normothermia for treating in-hospital cardiac arrests in children

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator improves survival rate in older patients, study finds

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator improves survival rate in older patients, study finds

Cell powerhouses may be good therapeutic target for brain injury

Cell powerhouses may be good therapeutic target for brain injury

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

Ardelyx initiates two clinical trials to evaluate new treatment for hyperkalemia

Ardelyx initiates two clinical trials to evaluate new treatment for hyperkalemia

Critical illness events linked to delayed discharge from hospital for neighboring patients

Critical illness events linked to delayed discharge from hospital for neighboring patients

Delay in giving adrenaline shots after cardiac arrest lowers survival rates of patients

Delay in giving adrenaline shots after cardiac arrest lowers survival rates of patients

Women with CHD more likely to have safe and healthy pregnancies, study finds

Women with CHD more likely to have safe and healthy pregnancies, study finds