Cardiac arrest

A sudden cardiac arrest is an electrical problem in the heart and occurs when the heart suddenly stops pumping blood. If a sudden cardiac arrest is not treated properly and quickly, it will cause sudden death within 10 minutes.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders past and present.

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