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How do you save a asystole (when the heart beat line-thing goes flat)?

How do you save a asystole (when the heart beat line-thing goes flat)?
yea pretty much in the question =p
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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med109 is correct. CPR is indicated for asystole. In the hospital setting or if paramedics are present medications such as epinpehrine and atropine can be given in addition to CPR. Even if a cardiac rhythm returns the prognosis is often very poor due to anoxic brain injury and usually organ failure due to hypoxia.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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