An unusual cause of cardiac arrest

Author: Sarah Hazleman / Editor: Yasmin Sultan / Codes: KZPS2i / Published: 15/07/2016

You receive a pre-alert for a 30-year-old female who had chest pain this morning. She is 8 weeks post-partum and had no complications during pregnancy or delivery. On route she has had a cardiorespiratory arrest. CPR is ongoing with an IGEL in situ. Prior to this she had previously been fit and well.

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