A case report Early recognition and Timely intervention saved a life-A case report.
A 56-year-old male patient was brought to our Emergency room with a history of unconsciousness after a minor accident in front of our hospital. On arrival the patient was unresponsive without pulse-was in cardiac arrest, a code blue was activated and CPR started immediately, cardiac rhythm showed shockable rhythm Ventricular fibrillation, the patient has managed as per ACLS protocols for shockable rhythm-ventricular fibrillation. After 12 minutes of hard work achieved ROSC, the airway was secured, ECG showed acute anterior wall ST elevation MI, the patient was shifted to Cath lab immediately coronary angiography showed complete LAD block stunts placed, shifted to ICU extubated on next evening and discharged from hospital with no neurological deficit on 4th day.
KEY WORDS: Unresponsive, CPR, cardiac arrest, Code Blue, Shockable rhythm, coronary angiography.
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