The Chain of Survival in first aid

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What is a Chain of Survival in first aid? The Chain of Survival refers to a series of steps to follow when faced with a victim who is suffering from a health emergency situation, such as a heart attack or cardiorespiratory arrest. The application of this series of actions is also called Basic Life Support … Read more

Frequently Asked Questions About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

What is sudden or sudden cardiac arrest? Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a failure of the heart’s electrical system that causes a sudden and unexpectedly rapid, then erratic heartbeat, until the heart stops completely. Two of the most common ways an episode begins include a fast heartbeat called ventricular tachycardia (VT) and a chaotic rhythm … Read more