Outcomes from sudden cardiac arrest in US high schools: a 2-year prospective study from the National Registry for AED Use in Sports.

@article{Drezner2013OutcomesFS,
  title={Outcomes from sudden cardiac arrest in US high schools: a 2-year prospective study from the National Registry for AED Use in Sports.},
  author={Jonathan Adam Drezner and Brett G. Toresdahl and A. Lakshmana Rao and Ella Huszti and Kimberly G Harmon},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 18},
  pages={
          1179-83
        }
}
BACKGROUND Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in athletes during exercise. The effectiveness of school-based automated external defibrillator (AED) programmes has not been established through a prospective study. METHODS A total of 2149 high schools participated in a prospective observational study beginning 1 August 2009, through 31 July 2011. Schools were contacted quarterly and reported all cases of SCA. Of these 95% of schools confirmed their participation for the… CONTINUE READING

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