INFOGRAPHIC : Heart Attack & Sudden Cardiac Arrest – What’s the Difference?
A heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are NOT the same thing. A heart attack refers to a blockage in the vessel that supplies blood to the heart. Think of it like a plumbing problem. Sudden cardiac arrest is an electrical malfunction of the heart, which stops blood flow to the body and brain. We’ve created an infographic to help you understand the cause, risks, and symptoms associated with each event.Download Printable Version