Some Myths About Sudden Cardiac Arrest - California Medical Equipment

Some Myths About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death because it needs emergency medical assistance and is generally not provided. If you want to save your loved ones from sudden cardiac arrest you should visit CalMed and see the variety of aed for sale there. AED device helps a sudden cardiac arrest victim to normalize heart rhythm and can increase their survival rate. Although there are some myths about it that we will clear.

Number 1:

Myth No. 1 is that Sudden Cardiac Arrest is very rare and doesn’t happen to everyone. People should know that SCA victims can be anyone from adults to children, anyone can get it and die instantly if not treated properly.


Myth No. 2 is that people think SCA is the same as a heart attack. No these two are different conditions. SCA victims’ hearts stop beating but after a heart attack a person is awake and heartbeats.


Myth No. 3 is that SCA only happens to elderly people which is not true because more than 6500 young people become victims of SCA every year.


Myth No. 4 is that it is a common belief of people that SCA can only happen to people who have a history of heart problems. But sometimes even a healthy person can be a victim of it.

Number 5:

People believe that victims should only get professional help in such situations therefore they wait for professional help to arrive. It is such a wrong perception because delaying help can take the life of a patient.