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What is a Heart Attack?
a sudden interruption to the blood supply to part of the heart muscles
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What is Cardiac arrest?
the heart suddenly stops pumping blood around the body.
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Treatments for Cardiac Arrest?( short term)
CPR,Defibrillation,
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Long term treatments for Cardiac Arrest?
drugs( anti arryhthmia, beta blockers), implantable cardioverter defibrillator, coronary angioplasty,coronary bypass surgery
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increased risk of Cardiac arrest
family history, smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, drinking too much .previous heart attacks, age, being male
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What is Cardiac arrest?

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the heart suddenly stops pumping blood around the body.

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Treatments for Cardiac Arrest?( short term)

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Long term treatments for Cardiac Arrest?

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increased risk of Cardiac arrest

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