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Question 1: Sudden cardiac arrest is treated via attempts at ________.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitationElectrocardiographySurgeryICD-9-CM Volume 3

Question 2: Thrombosis (________) - Heart attack
Ischaemic heart diseaseCoronary artery diseaseHeart failureMyocardial infarction

Question 3: [citation needed] The patient is therefore likely to be responsive to ________, and this has become the focus of interventions.
DefibrillationEmergency medical servicesAutomated external defibrillatorImplantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Question 4: A technologically based intervention to prevent further cardiac arrest episodes is the use of an ________ (ICD).
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillatorElectrocardiographyDefibrillationAutomated external defibrillator

Question 5: ________ has not be found to improve survival rates in cardiac arrest cases.
IntubationBag valve maskCardiopulmonary resuscitationEpinephrine

Question 6: Thromboembolism (________) - A blood clot in the lung
Pulmonary hypertensionPulmonary embolismChylothoraxPneumonia

Question 7: 55% of the 137 patients in the hypothermia group experienced favorable outcomes, compared with only 39% in the group that received standard care following ________.
ICD-9-CM Volume 3SurgeryCardiopulmonary resuscitationElectrocardiography

Question 8: This usually involves a specialized cart of equipment (including ________) and drugs called a "crash cart".
Automated external defibrillatorEmergency medical servicesImplantable cardioverter-defibrillatorDefibrillation

Question 9: The two shockable rhythms are ventricular fibrillation and ________ while the two non–shockable rhythms are asystole and pulseless electrical activity.
Atrial fibrillationMyocardial infarctionVentricular tachycardiaHypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Question 10: With the prime causes of cardiac arrest being ischemic heart disease, efforts to promote a healthy diet, ________, and smoking cessation are important.
Physical exerciseObesityMajor depressive disorderStrength training


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