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Induced coma due to heart attack

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Can someone in a medically induced coma have a heart while still in the medically induced coma?

Can someone in a medically induced coma have a heart attack while still in the medically induced coma? ...
 

Second open heart surgery, valve repair, dialysis. Induced coma or brain dead ?

is on dialysis (which is new). Our questions are: 1. Could this be an induced coma? 2. If so, how typical is this ...We have an 83 year old friend of the family who underwent his second open-heart surgery on August 1 ...
 

Was placed into induced coma. Has cancer. Need advise?

My friend is in hospital placed into a induced coma , I found him unconscious at home. He has cancer and Im worried please answer asap ...
 

How long does a patient stay in an induced coma?

How long should a patient stay in an induced coma that has had status epilepticus seizures? When do you try and wean them off of the sedative to see if they will respond and are still in there ...
 

Is it safe to have tracheotomy while being on induced coma?

at the scene. He's been in induced coma for 14 days today... and intubated. He now will need a tracheotomy . I've read a few disturbing things...1. he did have a fever day 1 2. the duration of coma is unclear 3 ...
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Does respirator induce coma?

My daughter in laws dad had a heart attack today.. He was rushed to hospital with no pulse, she said that they induced a coma, bc he needs bypass surgery and have to see if he is responsive, it needs ...
 

Had heart attack and now in drug induced coma. What is the reason?

my brother in law had a massive heart attack just yesterday. At this time due to the lack of information and distance: all I know is that he has been place into a drug induced coma. I am not sure I ...
 

Why is heart attack patient put into medically induced coma?

I am wondering about the reasoning for putting a heart attack victim into a medically induced coma. It has been three days today. The doctors are saying congestive heart failure and he was unconcious ...
 

How serious is heart attack and being on drug induced coma?

My brother had a heArt attack out of state last night. The nurse said his heart is functioning at 20 percentage. He is breathing on his own but supposedly in a drug induced coma. The nurse said his ...
 

What is the Purpose of induced coma after heart attack?

Why are people put into an induced coma after a heart attack? My friend is 54 yrs old and had a heart attack last night. All I know is that she is in an induced coma and they are going to bring her ...
 

What are the chances of recovery from induced coma?

A 70ish year old female friend had a heart attack; she was put in an induced coma at the hospital and was cooled down. Since they have re-warmed her, three days ago, she is catatonic...no talking, no movement ...
 

What are the chances of survival after induced coma following a heart attack?

My mother in law suffered a heart attack or cardiac arrest this afternoon. She as been put into an induced coma and they hope to bring her out in 24/48 hours. She is 75 years old and apparently has a heart ...
 

Had heart attack, into medically induced coma. Having seizures. Chances of brain damage?

Hello doctor, A close friend of the family recently had a heart attack and was put into a medically induced coma . I read some basic info on it and why it is done. Now my main question is why do patients ...
 

Had a sever heart attack. In induced coma. Brain waves are low. Chances of recovery?

My ex son in law, had a severe heart attack last Saturday night. They put him in an induced coma ... to know all that is going on. He is 47 yrs old. His father died of a heart attack at a fairly young age ...
 

Why is hyperthermic induced coma necessary after a CPR?

and she has been placed or will be placed in a hyperthermic induced coma for 24-36 hrs. Is this to let ...My sister-in-law was undergoing a heart ablation when the heart stopped and they had to do CPR ...
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How long does it take a person to wake up from a drug induced coma?
HI It depends on the drug used and patient's Kidney status. Kindly mention what drug was used to induce coma and for what reason coma was induced . Also patient's Serum Creatinine level .
 
how long do a severe asthma attack put you in a medically induced coma? How long will it take them to recover?
I haven't seen or heard of a person going into induced coma following asthma attack. I think you may have got the question wrong or the details are unclear to you. Regards
 
How long does it take for someone to wake up from an induced coma after the sedatives have stopped been administrated?
Hi Kindly let me know which sedative has been used. Awaiting your response Take Care Best Regards Dr Deepak Kishore
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