If you have experienced cardiac arrest, you most likely received emergency care. Cardiac arrest happens when the heart completely stops beating and requires immediate care.
Immediate cardiac arrest treatment at Dignity Health Central Coast initially involves life-saving measures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or an automated external defibrillator (AED) device. After you are successfully resuscitated, your doctor will discuss treatment for your underlying causes.
If you or a loved one collapses due to cardiac arrest, please take immediate action by calling 911. Start CPR or use an AED until the arrival of emergency medical personnel.
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Understanding Cardiac Arrest Causes & Treatment at Dignity Health Central
Simply put, cardiac arrest occurs when your heart stops beating. Our doctors know cardiac arrest is caused by an underlying medical condition. Heart doctors at Dignity Health Central Coast can help you identify your risks for effective cardiac arrest prevention.
If you have an increased risk, reduce your chances of cardiac arrest by:
- Monitoring and treating heart conditions like high blood pressure
- Talking to your doctor about the medication you take since some can cause arrhythmias
- Asking your doctor for medical approval for sports activities
- Getting medical care for palpitations, chest pain, or other signs of a heart condition
- Not using illicit drugs
- Living a healthy life
Trusted Cardiac Care Emergency Treatment
Your doctor will suggest cardiac arrest treatment on the Central Coast based on your overall health and the reason for your heart attack. At Dignity Health Central Coast, your healing and well-being is our focus.
Comprehensive emergency cardiac care is offered at one of our local Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals:
For compassionate cardiac arrest treatment and prevention, see one of our doctors, offering cardiovascular treatment with humankindness. Dignity Health cardiac care specialists offer award-winning cardiac arrest treatments and prevention throughout California’s Central Coast.