Incidence of sudden cardiac arrest in high school student athletes on school campus.

@article{Toresdahl2014IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of sudden cardiac arrest in high school student athletes on school campus.},
  author={Brett G. Toresdahl and Ashwin L. Rao and Kimberly G Harmon and Jonathan A Drezner},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2014},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={
          1190-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND An accurate estimate of the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in high school student athletes is needed to guide prevention strategies. OBJECTIVE To prospectively investigate SCA rates in high school student athletes vs student nonathletes. METHODS A prospective observational study of 2149 US high schools participating in the National Registry for AED Use in Sports was conducted from August 2009 to July 2011. Schools were contacted quarterly to collect and review SCA cases… CONTINUE READING

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