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Defibrillator vest saves Augusta woman's life

...rhythm and rescuing her from a sudden cardiac arrest."It saved my life," Murphy...those are most at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, which Shah said is the leading...the damaging effects of a sudden cardiac arrest, but we cannot predict the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-18/defibrillator-vest-saves-aug
Graduation is hard on family of player who died after game

...Detroit. A medical examiner determined Leonard had sudden cardiac arrest because of an enlarged heart.The Wes Leonard Heart...memory to honor children who have lost their lives to sudden cardiac arrest and help prevent similar tragedies in the future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2012-05-24/graduation-hard-famil
Gold Cross ambulances get new technology for cardiac arrest patients

...The LUCAS frees the medic up," he said. "It allows them to focus on administering drugs or other areas."Sudden cardiac arrest patients require a steady supply of oxygen to the heart and brain in order to avoid neurological damage, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-01/gold-cross-ambulances-get-ne
Kvapil's team honors late prep hoops player

...quarter panels. The foundation was set up in Leonard's memory to honor children who have lost their lives to sudden cardiac arrest and help prevent similar tragedies."It's been 13 weeks, and I'm still all over the place," said Leonard's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-06-19/kvapils-team-honors-late-p
Injuries highlight need to improve services, training

...device that delivers an electric shock to the heart to halt rapid and chaotic heart activity, commonly known as sudden cardiac arrest, and restores normal heart rhythm. It costs about $2,000. "When someone goes into sudden cardiac death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/12/met_396567.shtml
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Study: defibrillators should be everywhere

...stadiums, schools and even homes to save victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Though several studies have examined the effectiveness...Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine. Sudden cardiac arrest - from heart attacks, heart disease, accidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/18/tec_359272.shtml
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Studies: genes involved in SIDS, Parkinson's disease

...long QT syndrome does, too, is uncertain, Krous said. Long QT syndrome can cause abnormal heart rhythms and sudden cardiac arrest, and has previously been linked to a gene called SCN5A. It can be treated with beta blocker drugs. In the SIDS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/15/tec_326826.shtml
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MCG gives public shot at med school

...the mannequin, so this is perfect for that," he said. About 330,000 people - more than 900 a day - die of a sudden cardiac arrest, and 80 percent of those happen at home, according to the American Heart Association. Of those involved in out-of-hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/17/met_112765.shtml
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Schools prepare for emergency with AEDs

...high school rugby player collapsed on the field after being struck in the chest. Matthew Hammerdorfer died of sudden cardiac arrest from an enlarged heart, according to a coroner.- On Wednesday, 17-year-old Sarah Landauer died in a Gainesville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2011-03-10/schools-prepare-emergency
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Could you be under risk for arrest?

...that October is also national Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. As the interim...patients who are at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, an unrecognized, common...250,000 deaths result from sudden cardiac arrest in the United States, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/29/op_553665.shtml
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