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Sudden cardiac death, cardiac arrest
I am sorry to hear about your father-in-law. His heart is not "normal", even if it seems to be functioning well right now. First, his doctors need to determine what caused the arrest, probably a severe arrhythmia causing what is called sudden cardiac death:
Likewise, it may take more testing to determine how severe his brain injury is. This is best evaluated by a neurologist, who is undoubtedly involved with his care. It may simply be too early to judge how much recovery is possible.
Hope this helps,
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