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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiac_arrest

The most common non-cardiac causes are trauma, ... Cardiac arrest can also be caused by poisoning (for example, by the ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sudden-cardiac-arrest/symptoms-causes/dxc-20164872

Aug 4, 2017 ... Sudden cardiac arrest — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this medical emergency.

www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-failure/features/sudden-cardiac-arrest-why

The immediate cause of most sudden cardiac arrests is an abnormal heart rhythm. The heart's electrical activity becomes chaotic, and it can't pump blood to the ...

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/CardiacArrest/Understand-Your-Risk-for-Cardiac-Arrest_UCM_307909_Article.jsp

Mar 10, 2017 ... Sudden cardiac arrest may be caused by almost any known heart condition. Understand your risk.

www.medicinenet.com/sudden_cardiac_death/article.htm

Learn about sudden cardiac arrest causes and risk factors such as drug abuse, abnormal heart rhythms, heart disease, smoking, ventricular fibrillation, high ...

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/scda/causes

Jun 22, 2016 ... Ventricular fibrillation (v-fib) causes most sudden cardiac arrests (SCAs). V-fib is a type of arrhythmia. During v-fib, the ventricles (the heart's ...

www.medicinenet.com/cardiac_arrest_symptoms_and_causes/views.htm

Cardiac arrest is when the heart abruptly stops beating. Ventricular fibrillation is the most common cause of cardiac arrest. Other causes include choking, trauma,  ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/sudden-cardiac-death

Sudden cardiac arrest is not a heart attack (myocardial infarction). Learn more about sudden cardiac death, symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment and ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/151907-overview

Apr 28, 2014 ... Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is an unexpected death due to cardiac causes ... should be followed in all cases of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).