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Why Arrhythmia Matters
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Symptoms and Emergency Treatment of Cardiac Arrest
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Read how CPR and an AED saved her life!
To learn more about cardiac arrest, browse any of the topics below.
About Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac arrest is a serious cardiac event that is often confused with heart attack, but there is a difference.
Understand Your Risk for Cardiac Arrest
Individuals who have been diagnosed with a heart condition are at increased risk for cardiac arrest.
Symptoms & Emergency Treatment of Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac arrest is reversible in most victims if treated within a few minutes. It's critical to recognize the symptoms and act quickly.
Cardiac Arrest Tools & Resources
Access valuable information including patient information sheets, brochures, videos and animated medical illustrations.
This content was last reviewed on 11/14/2014.
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