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Reducing sudden cardiac arrest in schools, parks

Portable automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, have been available as early as 1997. In the last decade, technology has made their home and commercial use not only more prevalent and easier to use, but also more affordable. Like much of advancing technology, the...

source: By Rosemary Sparacio
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If someone near you experiences cardiac arrest and suddenly collapses, their survival depends on the actions...

source: KSTU-TV

School students recently got the chance to meet former Premier League star Fabrice Muamba. Students from Oasis Academy in the U.K. listened as Muamba spoke about his life since he suffered a cardiac arrest during a match against Tottenham Hotspur and the impact it has...

source: Croydon Guardian

In one way or another, statistics show everyone will be affected by cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest happens without warning. Unlike a heart attack, in sudden cardiac arrest your heart stops beating altogether. And the only way to save someone is with a shock from...

source: Bonney Lake Courier-Herald

Sudden cardiac arrest is abrupt, unexpected and has grown to be the largest cause of natural death for young adults in the U.S. Undetected conditions are not unusual for the victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Sufferers of cardiomyopathy often don't show symptoms of this virally...

source: Collegiate Times

They are stationed across Minnesota to help victims of sudden cardiac arrest, and a new effort is underway to make sure those automated external defibrillators are in working order when they're needed. A bill at the state Legislature would set up a registry of public AEDs...

source: Public News Service

Cardiac arrest can happen to anyone at any time. Of the 383,000 people that suffer sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital each year, the vast majority do not receive bystander CPR and less than 11 percent survive. When given within the first few minutes after cardiac...

source: Cape Gazette

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