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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Novel research studies move closer to predicting two important heart conditions

Novel research studies move closer to predicting two important heart conditions

More high-risk patients with pulmonary embolism may benefit from surgical intervention

More high-risk patients with pulmonary embolism may benefit from surgical intervention

NFL has been slow to embrace mental health support for players

NFL has been slow to embrace mental health support for players

Bad cholesterol and high blood pressure may be associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Bad cholesterol and high blood pressure may be associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease

VTC scientist wins $2.7 million to investigate viral infection of the heart that can cause sudden death

VTC scientist wins $2.7 million to investigate viral infection of the heart that can cause sudden death

Jynneos vaccine for Monkeypox not linked to hospitalization, serious cardiac events

Jynneos vaccine for Monkeypox not linked to hospitalization, serious cardiac events

Delay in consciousness in severe cases of COVID-19 may be caused by neural hibernation

Delay in consciousness in severe cases of COVID-19 may be caused by neural hibernation

Mindfulness may offer a novel way to improve blood pressure control

Mindfulness may offer a novel way to improve blood pressure control

Administering steroids during heart surgery does not improve post-operative outcomes in infants

Administering steroids during heart surgery does not improve post-operative outcomes in infants

Early use of ECMO devices to support adults with cardiogenic shock did not improve clinical outcomes

Early use of ECMO devices to support adults with cardiogenic shock did not improve clinical outcomes

Cedars-Sinai experts to present innovative heart research data during AHA Scientific Sessions 2022

Cedars-Sinai experts to present innovative heart research data during AHA Scientific Sessions 2022

Survival rates increased among children who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest in the last 20 years

Survival rates increased among children who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest in the last 20 years

Smartphone code blue notification may accelerate response to in-hospital cardiac arrest

Smartphone code blue notification may accelerate response to in-hospital cardiac arrest

ICU evaluation before cardiac arrest improves survival rates by 15% among Black people

ICU evaluation before cardiac arrest improves survival rates by 15% among Black people

CPR training for people in public housing communities may help improve cardiac arrest survival rates

CPR training for people in public housing communities may help improve cardiac arrest survival rates

Exposure to e-cigarette aerosols can cause heart arrhythmias, study shows

Exposure to e-cigarette aerosols can cause heart arrhythmias, study shows

Combining host gene expression profiling and metagenomic pathogen detection from plasma nucleic acid enables accurate sepsis diagnosis

Combining host gene expression profiling and metagenomic pathogen detection from plasma nucleic acid enables accurate sepsis diagnosis

Asymptomatic COVID could potentially cause more complications in trauma patients

Asymptomatic COVID could potentially cause more complications in trauma patients

Cardiovascular risk factors – not preexisting heart disease – are the main contributors to COVID-19 death

Cardiovascular risk factors – not preexisting heart disease – are the main contributors to COVID-19 death

CPR training spans across India in advance of the World Restart a Heart Day

CPR training spans across India in advance of the World Restart a Heart Day