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Middle Aged Woman with Asystolic Cardiac Arrest, Resuscitated: Cath Lab? by Stephen Smith Posted Sun 20 Oct 2013 12:05pm A middle-age woman with h/o hypertension was found down by her husband.  Medics found her apneic and pulseless, began CPR, and she was found to be in asystole.  With ventilations and epinephrine, she regained a pulse.  She was never seen to be in ventricular fibrillation and was never defibrillated.  She was hypotensive in the ED and her bedsid ... Read on »
Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest by Sharon .. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 7:08pm 1 Comment Please share this with everyone your know. It is that important. You must know the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest. The wrong emergency treatment while you are waiting for the professional could kill. HeartAttackCardiacArrest.html Oh boy am I excited?? I received an email this morning from the FBI and Homeland ... Read on »
James Gandolfini's Demise: Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Jun 2013 3:00am My wife had the pleasure of meeting James Gandolfini earlier this year at a fundraising function and told me that he was just delightful in person, nothing at all like his most famous role as  Tony Soprano .  As I'm sure you're all aware by now, the 51yo actor passed away 2 days ago while in Italy .  What's not clear is exactly how/why this ... Read on »
Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Sat 27 Jun 2009 9:18pm The death of Michael Jackson and the cause of his death has been all over the internet. According to earlier reports it was cardiac arrest. And so there have been a discussion as to the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest. The truth is, when I heard that MJ has lupus and that he suffered from cardiac arrest, I remembered the lect ... Read on »
Heart Disease Prevention - Smartphone App Can Save Cardiac Arrest Victims! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Aug 2014 2:56am PulsePoint is a smartphone app created to alerts users when someone is in cardiac arrest nearby. On May 9, 2014, a victim who had collapsed outside a gym used the app to alert a bystander who later performed CPR to him and saved his life. Click the following link to know more! Heart Disease Prevention - Smartphone App Can Save Cardiac Arrest ... Read on »
Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest by Sharon .. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 10:01am Please share this with everyone your know. It is that important. You must know the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest. The wrong emergency treatment while you are waiting for the professional could kill. HeartAttackCardiacArrest.htmlOh boy am I excited? I received an email this morning from the FBI and Homeland Security conf ... Read on »
LUCAS 2 Chest Compression Receives FDA Clearance – Cardiac Arrest by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Jun 2009 4:37pm The device is expected to be available for purchase this fall.  It is battery powered and can be life saving.  With the Michael Jackson’s loss of life due to cardiac arrest, no doubt devices as such might be more in the forefront.  The device has been approved in both Europe and Canada as well.  The device can be used in hospitals and cath lab ... Read on »
FDA Approves S-ICD Defibrillator for Patients At Risk of Cardiac Arrest - First Subcutaneous Device That Works With No Wire Lea by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 30 Sep 2012 3:05am This sounds like very good news as you read in the news about wires needing to be replaced.  Here’s a couple of articles from the last 2 years and it has not been limited to one manufacturer at all.  I think be now we have all read the many news articles that have been out there and the risk involved with going back in to have the wires replace ... Read on »
30 Year Old with Cardiac Arrest, PEA, then Cardiac Ultrasound by Stephen Smith Posted Thu 29 May 2014 11:15am A 30 year old collapsed after complaining of chest pain intermittently.  He was unconscious.  First responders thought they palpated a thready pulse. When medics arrived, there was no pulse.  Full CPR was initiated with the LUCAS device.  The  patient was intubated, an ITD (ResQPod) was used.  Other standard cardiac arrest measures were un ... Read on »
The RhinoChill System – Nasal Catheter to cool the body after cardiac arrest by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 5:06pm This is a new device that is currently enrolling folks for clinical trials, a device that cools the brain and temperature after a heart attack, stroke, etc.  It is battery operated and just received approval for commercial sale in Europe, but here in the US it is still considered investigational.  It is a nasal catheter and delivers a coolant thr ... Read on »