What is a cardiac arrest?

What is cardiorespiratory arrest?

What is a cardiac arrest?


A cardiac arrest is caused when one of the heart muscles does not get blood. The sooner it is time to interfere and not offer the person both heart and heart a treatment, the more badly it will affect the heart muscle.

Therefore, it is a really serious medical emergency where the patient's life is at high risk. In Spain, everyone is a voluntary fan of 30.000 cardiac arrests and the different studies carried out demonstrate that early intervention makes it possible for the survival rate to increase by 70%, but it is therefore of vital importance to educate the population in CPR. basic to know how to act in these situations.

Symptoms of cardiac arrest

Some of the symptoms of cardiac arrest could be the following:

  • pit sick
  • Pain in other parts of the body such as the jaw, neck, skeleton, etc.
  • Feel the sea
  • sweat
  • Cough or sneeze
  • A strong feeling of anxiety or a panic attack
  • Difficulty breathing


Infarction risk factors


Risk factors for cardiac arrest include the following:

  • The largest homes of 45 years and the largest gifts of 55 years.
  • High blood pressure since, even in the country, it can damage the heart arteries.
  • Being a smoker or having spent most of the time.
  • Lack of physical activity.
  • Drug consumption.
  • Family history of cardiac disorders.
  • Chronic stress.

It is very important to keep in mind that some of these factors can be prevented and the vast majority depend on changing the style of life.


How to act before a cardiac arrest?


If you suspect that a person is suffering from cardiac arrest, the most important thing is to call an ambulance with the best air. When receiving medical and professional treatment, the patient will have more possibilities for survival. However, there are three options that could help the person on top of the ambulance:


 Ensure a safe environment


Make sure that the patient is not involved with other people and has safe space to be able to help him/her due to cardiac distress.


Check the status of the patient with cardiac aturation

Check if the patient is able to react to what is happening or if he or she is able to breathe. If you are unconscious or unconscious, CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) will be offered to maintain blood flow.

Remember that CPR consists of rapid pressure (between 100 and 120 compressions per minute) and with force on the patient's chest.


Automatic external defibrillator


An automatic external defibrillator will help the patient avoid cardiac arrest and will favor the possibility that the patient will survive. TO Neosalus We are available to guarantee cardioprotection solutions using our defibrillators.

Every time more defibrillators are implanted in public areas, so the survival rate that we have previously noted is increasing as they are usually automatic defibrillators and this helps significantly in extreme situations.

In short, Neosalus takes care of your health and is at your disposal through our defibrillators and training so that, if at some point in your life, you find yourself in a similar situation, you can act and increase your chances of survival. of the person you are trying to help.