Influence of age, gender, and prodromal symptoms on sudden death in a tertiary care hospital, eastern Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Nofal2010InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of age, gender, and prodromal symptoms on sudden death in a tertiary care hospital, eastern Saudi Arabia},
  author={Houssien Kamal Nofal and Mohammed Fakhry Abdulmohsen},
  booktitle={Journal of family & community medicine},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Sudden death (SD) remains an important worldwide public health problem. The incidence of SD and causes vary in different societies, and these differences are influenced also by demographic and clinical factors such as age, gender and prodromal symptoms and signs. This six-year study describes the influence of these factors on SD. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective study of SD in all age groups undertaken in King Fahd Hospital of the University (KFHU), Eastern Saudi… CONTINUE READING
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