Wikipedia: Cardiac Arrest
User-edited article about cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest, the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
Inside Cardiac Arrest
Read information on sudden cardiac arrest to better understand its potential dangers. From St. Jude Medical.
NHLBI: What Is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?
About the sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the condition in which the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating.
MedlinePlus: Cardiac Arrest
Information resources about sudden cardiac arrest, the condition when the heart develops an arrhythmia that causes it to stop beating.
MayoClinic: Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Comprehensive overview of sudden cardiac arrest including symptoms, causes, and treatment of this medical emergency.
iVillage Total Health: Cardiac Arrest
Features the diseases description, risk factors, causes, signs and symptoms, treatment, and prevention of sudden cardiac arrest which might lead to even death.