Case of the Month #12 - cardiac arrest

Published 02/02/2022


A 65 year old woman has a cardiac arrest at home. She is in VF and receives 2 DC shocks by the paramedics before return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) is established. She is intubated at the scene and is taken to her local hospital.

She lives with her partner, but at this time no further information about her past medical history is known.


Written by Dr Andy Martin & Dr Lucy Priestner

First published on 19 November 2020