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What can you do for sudden cardiac arrest?

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Emergency treatment includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation. CPR keeps enough oxygen and blood flowing to the brain until the normal heart rhythm can be restored with an electric shock to the chest, a procedure called defibrillation. Emergency medical workers use portable defibrillators, and there are often defibrillators (labeled AEDs) in public locations that you can use to help someone in cardiac arrest.

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The American Heart Association.  

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2018

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The American Heart Association.  

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2018

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