What Is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

....sudden cardiac arrest ... ISN'T ... so sudden...

Risk. Knowledge. Save. Life.

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating. If this happens, blood stops flowing to the brain and other vital organs.

SCA usually causes death if it's not treated within minutes.

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Life doesn't have subtitles !!!

Defibrillator does not fit every time... The doctor isn't a dictionary, and science isn't as perfect as we think.


...chance at life...

Most people who have SCA die from it—often within minutes. Rapid treatment of SCA with a defibrillator can be lifesaving. A defibrillator is a device that sends an electric shock to the heart to try to restore its normal rhythm.

An ICD (Implantable Cardioventer Deibrillator)

isn't the same as a pacemaker. The devices are similar, but they have some differences. Pacemakers give off low-energy electrical pulses. They're often used to treat less dangerous heart rhythms, such as those that occur in the upper chambers of the heart. Most new ICDs work as both pacemakers and ICDs.

Saving Lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

...unfortunately, in medicine everything is relative...

Most studies have shown that current medicine don't know exactly
when to put a defibrillator
A defibrillator implanted without reason may have more adverse effects
than positive effects.

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