Psychology & Psychiatry

Why a cardiac crisis also can be a mental health issue

The physical needs of someone recovering from a heart attack, cardiac arrest or major heart surgery can be easy to understand. For many people, the mental and emotional healing may be less so.


Predicting how CPR will work minutes ahead

After examining 298 patients who experienced cardiac arrest, researchers found that ECG markers can provide a clue as to how the treatment is working—as much as four to five minutes into the future.

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