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Cardiac Arrest causes
Cardiac Arrest

  • Ventricular fibrillation is a condition that causes your heart to beat quickly and out of rhythm. This condition is considered a medical emergency.
    Source:HLCMS
  • CAD occurs when one or more of the coronary arteries begin to narrow due to the build-up of cholesterol and plaque. The blockage of one of these arteries leads to a heart attack.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Many drugs are available to help treat coronary artery disease (CAD). This list explains what they are, how they work, and how they may help you.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Choking occurs when a piece of food, an object, or a liquid becomes lodged in the throat. Children often choke as a result of placing foreign objects into their mouths. Adults normally choke due to breathing in fumes or eating or drinking too rapi...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An abnormal heart rhythm is when your heart beats too fast, slow, or irregularly. This is also called an arrhythmia. Within the heart is a complex system of valves, nodes, and chambers that control how and when the blood is pumped.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Drugs that treat arrhythmias come in many forms. Learn what they are, what they do, and how they work.
    Source:HLCMS
  • There are many tests available to diagnose arrhythmias. Read more on how these tests work.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Read more about doctors who treat arrhythmias.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An arrhythmia occurs when electrical impulses, which direct and regulate heartbeats, don't function properly. Heart arrhythmias are common and usually harmless.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The heart rate, usually measured by checking the arterial pulse or sounds counting the times of the heart beat, is considered one of the vital signs. Vital signs – body temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure provide information about the state of health of a person and, if abnormal, offer clues to problems.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • The heart rate is the number of beats (rhythmic contractions) per minute of the heart (the muscular organ in the center of the chest that maintains circulation of the blood) and is a measure of cardiac activity.
    Source:HLCMS
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