1. Bucklew, Eric MD
  2. Noory, Ali MD
  3. Okumus, Nazli MD
  4. Radhakrishnan, Srikanth MD
  5. Mahabir, Sunita MD
  6. Samra, Gursharan MD
  7. Dysert, Karen RN, BSN, MS, NE-BC
  8. Cheema, Tariq MD
  9. Ivanova, Valentyna MD, FACC


Acute cardiac emergencies are life threatening. The initial responses to acute cardiac emergencies must be rapid, efficient, skillful, and well-planned. The goal of this article is to provide information that can be used to facilitate the prompt recognition and treatment of the most common acute cardiac emergencies.