Current Approaches to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Cardiac arrest occurs when there is abrupt cessation of effective pumping activity of the heart. Among the likely causes are ventricular asystole (electrical or mechanical), pulseless ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. Clinically this may present as ‘sudden cardiac death’….
Reference: Volume 8 Issue 3 Pages 106 - 110 (2009)