Post Cardiac Care

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Question 1 of 10

What is cardiac arrest?

AA heart attack
BSudden, abrupt loss of heart function
CBlood clot in the heart
DHeart Disease
EAll of the above
AA heart attack
BSudden, abrupt loss of heart function
CBlood clot in the heart
DHeart Disease
EAll of the above
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Question 2 of 10

What causes cardiac arrest?

AElectrocution
BDrowning
CCoronary Heart Disease
DChoking
EAll of the above
AElectrocution
BDrowning
CCoronary Heart Disease
DChoking
EAll of the above
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Question 3 of 10

Cardiac arrest can be reversed if it's treated within a few minutes with an electric shock to the heart to restore a normal heartbeat.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 4 of 10

Once the heart is re-started or pulse is regained, patients are in the clear.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 5 of 10

What contributes to the high death rate of patients who have their pulse re-started following cardiac arrest?

ABrain Injury
BHeart Dysfunction
CSystemmic Inflammation
DCoronary Heart Disease
EAll of the above
ABrain Injury
BHeart Dysfunction
CSystemmic Inflammation
DCoronary Heart Disease
EAll of the above
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Question 6 of 10

Medical care after cardiac arrest can lower the death rate.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 7 of 10

How can doctors treat brain injury following cardiac arrest?

ABrain Surgery
BTherapeutic Hypothermia
CMedication
DNone of the above
ABrain Surgery
BTherapeutic Hypothermia
CMedication
DNone of the above
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Question 8 of 10

Patients resuscitated from a cardiac arrest caused by heart attack, should have an immediate x-ray of the heart arteries.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 9 of 10

If the arteries are block, a doctor's only choice to open the arteries is through a procedure known as angioplasty.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 10 of 10

What other common concern(s) have researchers found following cardiac arrest resuscitation?

AHigh Blood Sugar
BSiezures
CInfection
DAll of the above
ENone of the above
AHigh Blood Sugar
BSiezures
CInfection
DAll of the above
ENone of the above
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