Cardiac Arrest

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.
What is Cardiac Arrest?

A cardiac arrest is also called a cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest and indicates a sudden stop in effective and normal blood circulation due to failure of the heart to pump blood.

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Study finds potentially harmful stimulants in supplements containing deterenol

Study finds potentially harmful stimulants in supplements containing deterenol

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

In-person rapid mortality review process sparked improvements in patient care

In-person rapid mortality review process sparked improvements in patient care

Biden’s straight-talking CDC director has long used data to save lives

Biden’s straight-talking CDC director has long used data to save lives

New web-based tool predicts the risk of post-surgical complications

New web-based tool predicts the risk of post-surgical complications

Intentional cooling of the body may help improve acute respiratory distress syndrome

Intentional cooling of the body may help improve acute respiratory distress syndrome

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Study shows CPR is the “gold standard” technique against other alternatives

Study shows CPR is the “gold standard” technique against other alternatives

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021 highlights urgent cardiac care during COVID-19 pandemic

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021 highlights urgent cardiac care during COVID-19 pandemic

Mortality from sudden cardiac arrest is higher in COVID-19 patients

Mortality from sudden cardiac arrest is higher in COVID-19 patients

Newly launched medical truck brings the emergency room to cardiac arrest patients

Newly launched medical truck brings the emergency room to cardiac arrest patients

Physicians receive Pfizer Prize for research on leukemia, cardiac arrhythmias

Physicians receive Pfizer Prize for research on leukemia, cardiac arrhythmias

When covid deaths aren’t counted, families pay the price

When covid deaths aren’t counted, families pay the price

Study shows benefits of dispatching HEMS to patients with sudden loss of consciousness

Study shows benefits of dispatching HEMS to patients with sudden loss of consciousness

Study highlights the benefits of HEMS interventions to improve triage for trauma patients

Study highlights the benefits of HEMS interventions to improve triage for trauma patients

As the terror of COVID struck, health care workers struggled to survive. Thousands lost the fight.

As the terror of COVID struck, health care workers struggled to survive. Thousands lost the fight.

Study examines how obesity affected postpartum hemorrhage outcomes at a tertiary care center

Study examines how obesity affected postpartum hemorrhage outcomes at a tertiary care center

Socioeconomic background plays vital role in survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest

Socioeconomic background plays vital role in survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest

New criteria allow accurate determination of death in mountain rescue situations

New criteria allow accurate determination of death in mountain rescue situations

FARI and The Cooper Institute publish new research paper on omega-3s and heart rate recovery

FARI and The Cooper Institute publish new research paper on omega-3s and heart rate recovery