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Sudden Cardiac Arrest

💔⁠⠀ Sudden cardiac arrest, also called sudden cardiac death, describes the sudden occurrence of fatal cardiac arrhythmias. Typically in people without any known heart condition. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ 💔⁠⠀ Sudden cardiac arrest is known to occur more frequently in athletes, especially …



Abdelhak Nouri

It took them a year to admit that the medical care provided on the field was inadequate. The consequences for then 20-year old Abdelhak Nouri were catastrophic: two days after being resuscitated during a test match in 2017, neurologists declared …



Setting a Good Example – Sports Clubs with AEDs

An old boys’ team is getting together on the football field, having a fabulous time. suddenly, one of them collapses. His mates realise, he is not responding and not breathing either, he is having a cardiac arrest. This scenario can …



Sudden Cardiac Death Among Student Athletes

Sudden cardiac arrest, or sudden cardiac death: we talk bout it in nearly every course, especially in sort related courses and courses for teachers: while it is luckily rare in young athletes, but when it happens, it’s often deadly. It …



Rio 2016: Tennis Physio Dies of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

French tennis physiotherapist Patrick Bordier died of sudden cardiac arrest during the Rio Olympics. And what is worse, German swimmer Sarah Köhler observed how one thing after another went wrong: the first aiders clearly didn’t know how to correctly resuscitate, …



Lindsay’s Law

I “met” Lindsay Davis on Twitter when interacting with fellow medical professional discussing sudden cardiac arrest. Lindsay is a former Miss Ohio and was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at age 17 following several episodes of collapsing when training for what …



Automated External Defibrillators Talk To You

You can’t do anything wrong. The defibrillator’s voice is loud and clear and gives the group of students listening step by steps instructions what to do. The students hesitate but when the intructor reassures them, one of students presses the …