sudden cardiac arrest wellness campaign

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Overview•Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Defined

•Causes of SCA

•Cardiac Chain of Survival

•Survival Rates

•Realities

•Preparedness

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest

•Sudden

•Unexpected

•Electrical Disturbance

•Usually Fatal

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SCA vs. Heart Attack

Electrical Problem Pump Problem

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Ventricular Fibrillation

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Defibrillation

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Causes of Death

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Causes of SCA• Unexplained ~40%

• Toxins

• Electrolyte Imbalance

• Heart Disease ~13%

• Infection of Heart ~ 7%

• Enlarged Heart ~6%

• Miscellaneous ~14%• valve disease

• congenital

314/469

Figure 1Causes of sudden cardiac death in 314 autopsied cases (adapted from Winkel et al., Fig.

3).1 The miscellaneous category includes valvular heart disease (n = 8), dilated cardiomyopathy (n =

4), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (n = 2), and other congenital heart diseases (n = 31).

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Cardiac Chain of Survival

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Early Recognition

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Early CPR

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Early Defibrillation

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Early Defibrillation

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Early Advanced Care

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Survival

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Realities

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Preparedness

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Prevention

• Eat Healthy

• Get Active

• See Your Doctor for an Annual Physical

• Drop Those Pounds

• Reduce Stress

• Quit Smoking

• Take Prescribed Medications

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Questions??