Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?

Sep 25, 16 Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?

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People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. A heart attack is a “circulation” problem and sudden cardiac arrest is an “electrical” problem. What is...

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