Emergency Treatment of Cardiac Arrest

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Recognize the Signs: The first step in cardiac arrest treatment is identifying the signs – unresponsiveness, absence of normal breathing, and no pulse.

Call 911: Dial emergency services immediately to ensure professional help arrives swiftly.

Start CPR: Begin chest compressions at a rate of 100-120 per minute to maintain blood flow.

Use an AED: If available, use an Automated External Defibrillator to shock the heart back into rhythm.

Administer Epinephrine: If trained, give epinephrine to support heart function.

Continue CPR: Perform CPR continuously until medical professionals arrive or the victim shows signs of recovery.

Provide Emotional Support: Offer reassurance to the victim and any witnesses, as emotional support can be crucial during this critical time.