Heart Health

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

Question 2 of 10

What causes cardiac arrest?

  • AElectrocution
  • BDrowning
  • CCoronary Heart Disease
  • DChoking
  • EAll of the above

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

Question 4 of 10

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

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

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

Question 6 of 10

Medical care after cardiac arrest can lower the death rate.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

Question 7 of 10

How can doctors treat brain injury following cardiac arrest?

  • ABrain Surgery
  • BTherapeutic Hypothermia
  • CMedication
  • DNone of the above

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

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

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