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Differences Among Heart Attack, Stroke and Cardiac Arrest

There are 841,000 fatalities annually due to cardiovascular disease, according to the American College of Cardiology. The following website defines and differentiates each cardiovascular affliction. Check it out to learn how to identify a heart attack, cardiac arrest and stroke. https://www.simplemost.com/defining-difference-between-cardiac-arrest-heart-attack-stroke/

Cardiac Arrests in Younger People Often Attributed to Underlying Heritable Cardiac Diseases

Young SCA victims are more likely to have a history of CVD and some association with drugs. It is encouraged to get a cardiac evaluation early on to detect any warning signs, if any. The website below provides more insight.

https://www.cardiovascularbusiness.com/topics/electrophysiology-arrhythmia/sca-young-linked-drugs-psychiatric-ills

Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates May Depend On Which EMS Agency Arrives.

There is a new study that indicates the chances
of survival of sudden cardiac arrest depends on which emergency medical services agency shows up to treat you. Studies show that the probability of surviving to hospital discharge after a cardiac arrest event could range more than 50% for two synonymous patients treated by two different EMS agencies. Check out the site below for more info.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/study-survival-after-cardiac-arrest-may-depend-on-which-ems-agency-shows-up/2018/09/28/2c112c3e-c260-11e8-97a5-ab1e46bb3bc7_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.26e26f7d2076

Peak Time of Day for Cardiac Arrest Has Changed

Monday mornings used to be the common time when cardiac arrest events occur- not anymore. The biggest contributory factor is stress- among other factors. A new study finds that cardiac arrest occurrences are happening chiefly during the afternoon-not just the morning hours. To read more, visit the website below for more insight.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/14/health/sudden-cardiac-arrest-changing-peak-time-study/index.html

 

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