Exploring Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival: Proceedings of a Workshop
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
English | Mar. 9, 2017 | ASIN: B06XHPBTN2 | 137 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Cardiac arrest often strikes seemingly healthy individuals without warning and without regard to age, gender, race, or health status. Representing the third leading cause of death in the United States, cardiac arrest is defined as “a severe malfunction or cessation of the electrical and mechanical activity of the heart … [which] results in almost instantaneous loss of consciousness and collapse”.