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Cardiac Arrest

​Sudden cardiac arrest is the largest cause of nature death in the United States, causing about 325,000 deaths in the United States annually. Half of all heart disease deaths are caused by sudden cardiac arrest. (Cleveland Clinic) Sudden cardiac arrest is the sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, which is caused by abnormality in heart rhythm which is a result from problem with heart’s electrical. Sudden cardiac arrest is more frequent in adults in their mid 30’s and 40’s and is more likely...

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Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest Patients

Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest Jaime Bromley Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hypothermia is a decrease in the core temperature below 35 degrees Celsius or 95 degrees Fahrenheit. There are various medical uses for hypothermia. Therapeutic hypothermia is the only proven effective treatment for post cardiac arrest patients. Hypothermia decreases the amount of cerebral oxygen needed and also lessens the inflammatory response post cardiac arrest. This prevents brain damage and death...

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Therapeutic Hypothermia More Beneficial Than Maintaining Normothermia Post-Cardiac Arrest?

Maintaining Normothermia Post-Cardiac Arrest?NUR 2243 Management of Nursing Care IS THERAPEUTIC HYPOTHERMIA MORE BENEFICIAL? Is Therapeutic Hypothermia More Beneficial Than Maintaining Normothermia Post-Cardiac Arrest? To what extent does inducing hypothermia benefit patients? What exactly are the benefits, and do they come with risks? There have been many trials dealing with therapeutic hypothermia that exhibit advantageous neurological outcomes post-cardiac arrest. Most of these trials lead to...

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Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac death happens more these days. There are so many people alone in the United States who just stops breathing with no heart disease involved. So why did their heart stop? There are so many researchers out there trying to figure out the underlying cause of these people who this happen to. There can be other reason why a person’s heart can stop without having a cardiac disease. A person’s body may store minerals that control the arrhythmia of the heart to act a different way....

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The Ethics Organ Donation After Cardiac Death

This paper examines some of the ethical dilemmas posed to the medical community by the practice of organ donation after cardiac death (DCD) and whether it violates any of the basic ethical principles of medicine. Cardiac death can only be declared on the basis of cardiopulmonary criteria of permanent cessation of circulatory and respiratory function and not on the basis of neurological criteria of irreversible loss of all functions of the entire brain, which is used to declare brain death. In the...

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Cardiac Arrest

11 February , 2012 Cardiac Arrest General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about what is happening in the body during cardiac arrest and what to do if they witness a cardiac event. Central Idea: Bystander CPR and use of an AED, or automated external defibrillator, is the greatest predictor of survival for a person in cardiac arrest. The majority of the general public feel unprepared or unqualified to assist a person in cardiac arrest. Hands only CPR is a simple...

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into cardiac arrest, almost drowns or suddenly stops breathing. Anyone with a small child at home could benefit from knowing CPR. Small children can easily choke on a toy, food or even come close to drowning in the bath tub or any pool of water. Everyone in a household where there are adults in the home that are at risk of going into cardiac arrest, should take a training course on CPR because cardiac arrest victims that receive CPR have a better chance of survival. Sudden cardiac arrest, where...

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naresh kumar

Name of Hospital Designation Duration Madinah cardiac centre,madinah munawara,kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Staff Nurse 19/10/2010 to 14/02/2011 Current Licensing and Certification Membership Staff Registered Female Nurse and Midwife, public health nurse,Andhra pradesh Nursing Council, Hyderabad. Registration No. 62424,as nurse,62183 as midwife,3344 as public health nurse. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:COMPUTERS,BASIC LIFE SUPPORT,ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT. Computer Literacy: Basic Packages...

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How to Save a Life

you never want to use. In the emergency of a Cardiac arrest, quality and effective applications of the lifesaving techniques of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) are crucial to saving the victim’s life. Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function, not to be confused with a heart attack. A heart attack is a blockage that stops blood flow to the heart, but do not necessarily result in death of the victim. On average about 295,000 Cardiac arrest incidents occur in the United States, and can...

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that passed away in 2006. The point of me bringing this up is the way she died. She died going into sudden cardiac arrest. Cardiac Arrest is the sudden abrupt loss of heart function (http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4481). We don’t know what caused her going into cardiac arrest but I know that is someone was with her within the first 4 minutes of her going into cardiac arrest she might still be with me today. When the ambulance got to my Aunt’s house she was not breathing for about...

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