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What medicine do you take when your heart stops ?

what medican do you take whene your heart stops?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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When your heart stops, a experienced CPR is carried out First. Continue CPR till experienced help arrives. Than the inotropics are started and a defib, or a ventilator, if cardiac rhythm is obtained. REMEMBER CPR SAVES LIFE.
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