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CHAIN OF SURVIVAL
Early access to the emergency response system, Early cpr, early defibrillation, early advanced care
are downward thrusts on the centre of the chest that stimulate blood flow to vital organs in the body
a condition in which blood flow to a part of the heart muscle is blocked, which causes heart cells to die.
treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)
The first step in dealing with an emergency situation; this step determines whether there are life-threatening problems requiring quick care.
VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION (V-FIB)
most common abnormal heart rhythm in cases of sudden cardiac arrest in adults.
VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA (v-tach)
electrical problem in which the heart beats too fast to pump blood effectivley.
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