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Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest is a sudden stop in effective blood flow due to the failure of the blood flowheart to contract effectively. Symptoms include loss of consciousness and abnormal or absent breathing . Some people may have abnormal or absent breathingchest pain , abnormal or absent breathingchest painshortness of breath , or abnormal or absent breathingchest painshortness of breathnausea before this occurs. If not treated within minutes abnormal or absent breathingchest painshortness of breathnauseadeath... read more

Traumatic cardiac arrest

Traumatic cardiac arrest is a condition in which the heart has ceased to beat due to blunt or bluntpenetrating trauma , such as a bluntpenetrating traumastab wound to the thoracic area. It is a thoracicmedical emergency which will always result in death without prompt advanced medical care. Even with prompt medical intervention, survival without thoracicmedical emergencyneurological complications is rare. There are no definitive protocols in place in how to manage traumatic cardiac... read more

Cardiac Arrest (Teddybears song)

"Cardiac Arrest" is a song by Swedish electronic group Teddybears, taken from their sixth studio album ''Devil's Music'' (2010). It was released as the album's international lead single on 15 March 2011, in the United States and Canada.==Composition=="Cardiac Arrest" originally featured singer Maipei on the Sweden edition of ''Devil's Music'', released in March 2010. Robyn replaced her on the single edition, as well as on the international edition of the album. "Cardiac Arrest" is a song with disco... read more

Cardiac Arrest (film)

''Cardiac Arrest'' is a 1980 horror thriller film written and directed by Murray Mintz.==Plot==The city of San Francisco is pushed into a state of terror and fear as a deranged murderer stalks the city. The police are baffled by the case and are led to extremes by a lunatic whose victims all have something in common: their hearts have been skillfully and surgically removed. Meanwhile, across town, a man must make a difficult decision regarding his wife, who needs a transplant. read more

Cardiac Arrest (album)

''Cardiac Arrest'' is the first album by the funk/R&B band Cameo.The album reached #16 on the R&B charts and contained the hit single "Rigor Mortis". read more

Cardiac Arrest (TV series)

''Cardiac Arrest'' is a British medical drama series made by World Productions for BBC1 and first broadcast between 1994 and 1996. The series was controversial due to its cynical depiction of doctors, nurses, and the National Health Service, although it has often topped polls of the UK medical profession as the most realistic medical drama of all time.The series was created by Jed Mercurio (writing under the pseudonym John MacUre), a former junior doctor who had worked at a hospital in Wolverhampton,... read more

Cardiac Arrest (Madness song)

"Cardiac Arrest" is a song by British band Madness from their third album ''7'' and other compilation album called ''Complete Madness''. It spent 10 weeks in UK charts peaking at number 14.The song was written by Chas Smash and Chris Foreman and tells a story of a workaholic who suffers a fatal heart attack on his way to work. It was the first Madness single since "The Prince" not making it to the top 10.The album version of the song ends after the second chorus with a dramatic cut to a coda representing... read more

Cardiac arrest (disambiguation)

Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops beating. read more

Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival

The Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival or CARES was initiated in 2004 as an agreement between the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University. It is a simple but powerful database that allows cities to collect a small set of performance measures from 9-1-1, first responders, fire departments, and Emergency Medical Services, and link it with outcome data from hospitals. ''MedGenMed 2006;8(3):44'', Accessed June 21, 2008. This data... read more

Sinoatrial arrest

Sinoatrial arrest (also known as sinus arrest or sinus pause) is a medical condition wherein the sinoatrial node of the heart transiently ceases to generate the electrical impulses that normally stimulate the myocardial tissues to contract and thus the heart to beat. It is defined as lasting from 2.0 seconds to several minutes.http://www.uptodate.com/contents/sinoatrial-nodal-pause-arrest-and-exit-block Since the heart contains multiple pacemakers, this interruption of the cardiac cycle generally... read more

Respiratory arrest

Respiratory arrest is the cessation of breathing due to failure of the breathinglung s to function effectively. breathinglungApnea is the cessation of breathing. Prolonged apnea refers to a patient who has stopped breathing for a long period of time. If the breathinglungApneaheart muscle contraction is intact, the condition is known as respiratory arrest. An abrupt stop of pulmonary breathinglungApneaheart musclegas exchange lasting for more than five minutes may damage vital organs, especially... read more

Cardiac arrhythmia

Cardiac arrhythmia, also known as cardiac dysrhythmia or irregular heartbeat, is a group of conditions in which the heartbeat is irregular, too fast, or too slow. A heart rate that is too fast – above 100 beats per minute in adults – is called tachycardia and a heart rate that is too slow – below 60 beats per minute – is called bradycardia. Many types of arrhythmia have no symptoms. When symptoms are present these may include palpitations or feeling a pause between heartbeats. More seriously... read more

Cardiac tamponade

Cardiac tamponade, also known as pericardial tamponade, is a type of pericardial effusion in which fluid, pus, blood, clots, or gas accumulates in the pericardial effusionpericardium (the sac in which the pericardial effusionpericardiumheart is enclosed), resulting in slow or rapid compression of the heart.Cardiac pericardial effusionpericardiumhearttamponade is pressure on the heart muscle which occurs when the pericardial space fills up with fluid faster than the pericardial sac can stretch.... read more

Wikipedia:WikiProject Medicine/Translation task force/RTT/Simple Cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest is a sudden stop in effective blood flow due to the failure of the heart to contract effectively. Symptoms include loss of consciousness and abnormal or absent breathing. Some people may have chest pain, shortness of breath, or nausea before this occurs. If not treated within minutes death usually occurs.The most common cause of cardiac arrest is coronary artery disease. Less common causes include major blood loss, lack of oxygen, very low potassium, heart failure, and intense physical... read more

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