Up to 40% of sudden cardiac deaths in young people remain unexplained. But defibrillators and data are key to preventing them.
Immediate CPR and defibrillation can be key to surviving a cardiac arrest. A smartphone app is mobilising community responders who can help before emergency services arrive.
Medicals will be happening left, right and centre ahead of transfer deadline day, here’s what a screening actually entails.
Cardiac arrest is a major complication and killer of hospitalized patients, with only about 1 in 5 surviving. A recent study compared responses within hospitals to learn how to improve outcomes.
People generally assume all heart-related death is due to heart attack. But there are differences between cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure – and none are synonymous with death.