How young of an age can you have a cardiac arrest at, because I’m 15, and I accidently overdosed on my Proventil inhaler. My friend told me the worst that could happen was I could have a cardiac arrest. Could I have one easily at my age from an overdose? I’m not worried I will have one, I’m just curious if it’s possible. I was happy to learn… The youngest age that cardiac arrest can occur is the moment an infant takes their first breath, even from overdose (not being of their doing of course). In those cases it would be as a result of something the mother took or meds administered to the mother during labor.
Two different cardiac arrest patients with two entirely different outcomes arrived almost simultaneously in the emergency department. This teaching and proce. . .