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Do you know the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest?
A cardiac arrest is triggered by an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat and can cause death within minutes if the victim isn't treated. While the two heart conditions are different, they are linked as a sudden cardiac arrest can occur after a heart attack – or during recovery.
1 in 5 NBA players have heart scans that appear abnormal, study reveals
'Basketball players may be playing longer, but we have shown that players do develop significant changes with exercise,' David Engel, lead author of the study which was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Shocking study reveals women are less likely than men to receive CPR in public
Here's one of the worst examples of gender bias I've come across in medicine – and I've come across quite a few in my career. Namely the fact that women are less likely than men to receive CPR if they have a heart attack in a public place. And they're more likely to die. It reminds me of the bad old days ...
Man thanks those who brought him back to life
Through CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator installed at the pool, they were able to get White's pulse back. Dover Fire and Rescue ...
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Irishman 'brought back to life six times after receiving shocks to his heart from a defibrillator' joins ...
Barry suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on a swimming outing with his three sons, Adam, 12, Evan, ten, and Hugo, seven, at the University of Limerick ...
Defibrillator used to help save life of girl aged eight who collapsed in cardiac arrest in St Ives
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Largest AED Maker to Halt Operations as FDA Cites Problems
Philips North America will halt the manufacture and sale of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and Q-CPR Meters after violating good manufacturing practices, the FDA announced.
A little training can turn anyone into an everyday hero
... residents be aware of in the event of an emergency, especially how to perform CPR, apply first aid and use an automated external defibrillator.
Bridesmaid collapses in the aisle of her SISTER's wedding with cardiac arrest
A BRIDESMAID suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed after after walking down the aisle at her sister's wedding. Carly Williams, 34, only survived ...