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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Glenfield Hospital first in the UK and Ireland to implant world’s smallest, wireless pacemaker

Glenfield Hospital first in the UK and Ireland to implant world’s smallest, wireless pacemaker

Study investigates effectiveness of liver perfusion to improve the function of donor livers

Study investigates effectiveness of liver perfusion to improve the function of donor livers

Novel antisense drug shows promise to improve health of people with NAFLD

Novel antisense drug shows promise to improve health of people with NAFLD

Experts outline best way to predict common heart rhythm disorders

Experts outline best way to predict common heart rhythm disorders

A teen’s death from COVID

A teen’s death from COVID

Bystander CPR benefits outweigh the risks of COVID-19 infection

Bystander CPR benefits outweigh the risks of COVID-19 infection

Meta-analysis of latest second-line treatments for status epilepticus

Meta-analysis of latest second-line treatments for status epilepticus

Blanket prescription of do-not-resuscitate orders in COVID-19 patients may be unwarranted

Blanket prescription of do-not-resuscitate orders in COVID-19 patients may be unwarranted

COVID-19’s adverse impact on the cardiovascular system

COVID-19’s adverse impact on the cardiovascular system

Using supercomputers to screen drugs for deadly heart arrhythmias

Using supercomputers to screen drugs for deadly heart arrhythmias

SCAI releases recommendations for managing patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

SCAI releases recommendations for managing patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Comparison of flu deaths with COVID-19 deaths

Comparison of flu deaths with COVID-19 deaths

Hydroxychloroquine is not effective against COVID-19, extensive U.S. study shows

Hydroxychloroquine is not effective against COVID-19, extensive U.S. study shows

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

AHA calls for specialized care for pregnant women with cardiovascular conditions

Anti-malarial drug use for COVID-19 associated with increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias

Anti-malarial drug use for COVID-19 associated with increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias

COVID-19 can trigger serious inflammatory-related cardiovascular problems

COVID-19 can trigger serious inflammatory-related cardiovascular problems

Experts share contingency plans to address increased COVID-19 cases in urban areas

Experts share contingency plans to address increased COVID-19 cases in urban areas

Exposure to heavy wildfire smoke may raise risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Exposure to heavy wildfire smoke may raise risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Breathing heavy wildfire smoke may increase risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Breathing heavy wildfire smoke may increase risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Women born by cesarean have greater risk of obesity and diabetes

Women born by cesarean have greater risk of obesity and diabetes