Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Cricketers

@inproceedings{Orchard2016PreventionOS,
  title={Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Cricketers},
  author={J. C. Orchard and Rajesh Puranik and Christopher Semsarian and Jessica J Orchard and David Samra and Johan Duflou and Patrick Groenestein and Melissa J. Young and Peter Brukner and Alex Kountouris and Mandeep Singh Dhillon},
  year={2016}
}
Aims: Sudden death in cricketers is rare, with the most common causes being cardiac, neurological (head/neck trauma, mainly from ball impact) and environmental (e.g., lightning strike and heat stroke, the former which usually involves cardiac arrest). The aim of this study was to review possible prevention of sudden cardiac death and make recommendations. Materials and methods: A literature review of possible causes of sudden cardiac death (SCD) among cricketers was performed, along with… CONTINUE READING

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