Health Facts Plus: Cardiac Arrest

Health Facts Plus: Cardiac Arrest

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Cardiac Device May Be Less Effective in Blacks (12/20/2006, Reuters Health)

EMS Protocol Reflecting New Resuscitation Guidelines May Improve Survival from Cardiac Arrest (12/12/2006, American Heart Association)

New Test Predicts Best Candidates for Defibrillators (11/15/2006, HealthDay)

Chest Gear May Not Protect Young Athletes from Deadly Blows (11/13/2006, American Heart Association)

From the National Institutes of Health

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

Cardiac Arrest (American Heart Association) JAMA Patient Page: Cardiac Arrest (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish Sudden Cardiac Death (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Programs: Questions and Answers (American Heart Association) Automated External Defibrillator (AED) (Food and Drug Administration) Automated External Defibrillators: Do You Need an AED? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) JAMA Patient Page: Automated External Defibrillators (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish

Sudden Cardiac Death: Basic Facts (Heart Rhythm Society)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Death, Sudden, Cardiac (National Institutes of Health)

Journal of American Medical Association Article on Recalls and Safety Alerts Affecting Automated External Defibrillators (08/10/2006, Food and Drug Administration) Risk of Aborted Cardiac Arrest or Sudden Cardiac Death during Adolescence in the Long-QT Syndrome (10/05/2006)

American Heart Association Heart Rhythm Society National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation

Facts about Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation) - Links to PDF

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The primary NIH organization for research on Cardiac Arrest is the

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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Date last updated: 04 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 02 October 2006