Cardiovascular emergencies refer to fatal conditions that require instantaneous medical attention. Delay in treatment can heighten the symptoms and can sometimes lead to death. Patients with such disorders may have conditions like hypertension, dysrhythmia, chest pain and other types of cardiac dysfunction. Drug abuse, obesity, smoking and diabetes can be responsible for such. The condition can occur in people with or without any prior family history of such condition.
HOW IS CARDIOVASCULAR EMERGENCIES DIAGNOSED?
According to an estimate in 2014, 10.3% of the total deaths were due to sudden cardiac arrests.