Do Symptoms Precede Cardiac Arrest?

There’s no denying the seriousness of Cardiac Arrest.  The sudden and life threatening heart condition claims close to 500,000 American lives each year.  While there are several conditions that are believed to cause cardiac arrest, the most common are Ventricular Fibrillation or Atrial Fibrillation.   Ventricular Fibrillation is a condition where the ventricles, or lower

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Common CPR Mistakes

Effective CPR can double or even triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival.  As 4 out of 5 cardiac arrests occur at home, you are more likely to perform CPR on a loved one than a stranger. However, the following CPR mistakes can hinder even the best efforts to help a cardiac arrest victim. 

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