cardiac arrest

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    Adrenaline (epinephrine) Damages The Brain

    Adrenaline injections directly into the heart are the only currently approved treatment for cardiac arrest. It is considered the patient's only chance of revival and recovery. However, observational trials over the year have noticed that cardiac arrest survivors often have severe neurological...
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    Low Serum Calcium May Increase Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Death

    The rate of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which almost always fatal, has increased several fold in the last 2 decades and especially in people younger than 40. At the same time the rate of soft tissue calcification has increased and it is now estimated that even children as young ad 8 have some...
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    NSAID Other Than Aspirin Strongly Increase Risk Of Cardiac Arrest, Heart Failure, And Stroke

    It has been know for at least 20 years that taking NSAID drugs other than aspirin increases risk of heart problems. The risk was considered low and even if materialized it was thought it would lead to relatively low grade heart attacks. However, this new study shows that the risk is higher than...
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