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Sudden cardiac death in the community

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cardiac arrest.,
  • Sudden death.,
  • Cardiac resuscitation.,
  • Emergency medical services.,
  • Death, Sudden.,
  • Emergency medical services.,
  • Heart arrest.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statement[edited by] Mickey S. Eisenberg, Lawrence Bergner, and Alfred P. Hallstrom.
    ContributionsEisenberg, Mickey S., Bergner, Lawrence., Hallstrom, Alfred P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC685.C173 S78 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 163 p. :
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3178598M
    ISBN 100030638437
    LC Control Number83021156
    OCLC/WorldCa476643294

      About 9, cardiac arrest cases each year involved children and teenagers, it reported in Men are disproportionately affected by sudden cardiac death, but survival differences between men and women have not yet been closely examined. Sudden cardiac death can occur in a person with or without a preexisting heart condition. The sudden onset of symptoms, such as CHEST PAIN and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, particularly VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, can lead to the loss of consciousness and cardiac arrest followed by biological death. (from Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook .

    Prevention Strategies. Partnerships. MDHHS fosters strong relationships with internal and external cardiac stakeholders across the state. The Michigan Alliance for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the Young (MAP-SCDY) was convened in as a statewide collaboration of partners providing leadership, education, and resources for Michigan communities to prevent SCDY. Cardiac arrest is the sudden loss of cardiac function, when the heart abruptly stops beating. Unless resuscitative efforts are begun immediately, cardiac arrest leads to death within a few minutes. This is often referred to by doctors as "sudden death" or "sudden cardiac death (SCD)." Symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest include.

    While most causes of sudden cardiac death relate to congenital or acquired cardiovascular disease, an exception is commotio cordis, in which the heart is structurally normal but a potentially fatal loss of rhythm occurs because of the accident of timing of a blow to the chest. Its fatality rate is about 65% even with prompt CPR and defibrillation, and more than 80% without. This issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics, edited by Drs. Mohammad Shenasa, N. A. Mark Estes III, and Gordon F. Tomaselli, will cover Contemporary Challenges in Sudden Cardiac Death. Topics covered in this issue include Pathophysiology; Basic electr.


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Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among adults, yet it need not be fatal. Though survival in most communities is very poor, a few communities achieve rates as high as 50%.5/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Series Title: Praeger scientific. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a life-threatening cardiac condition, typically related to an arrhythmia that results in circulatory collapse and may cause death in minutes.

In the United States, SCD is the third leading cause of death with abouttodeaths a year. As the name suggests, SCD may occur without warning in a patient without symptoms.

The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association (SCAA) is an organization singularly focused on sudden cardiac arrest. SCAA identifies and unites survivors, those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, as well as others who are interested in being advocates on SCAA issues in their communities and beyond.

Our membership is dedicated to promoting solutions to prevent sudden cardiac death, including increased. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a sudden, unexpected death caused by a change in heart rhythm (sudden cardiac arrest).It is the largest cause of natural death in the U.S., causing about  This book provides review in-depth of all important aspects of SCD and contemporary guidelines concerning risk stratification and therapeutic approaches.

The major treatments for patients at very high risk for sudden cardiac death include implantable cardiac defibrillators, pacemakers, and anti-arrhythmic : Hardcover. sudden cardiac death: Definition Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is an unexpected death due to heart problems, which occurs within one hour from the start of any cardiac-related symptoms.

SCD is sometimes called cardiac arrest. Description When the heart suddenly stops beating effectively and breathing ceases, a person is said to have experienced. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart suddenly stops beating.

SCA usually causes death if it is not treated within minutes. Learn more about causes, risk factors, screening and prevention, signs and symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments for SCA, and how to.

Kaltman JR, et al. Screening for sudden cardiac death in the young: Report from a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group. Circulation. ; Risgaard B. Sudden cardiac death: A nationwide cohort study among the young.

Danish Medical Journal. ; About cardiac arrest. An estimated ,–, sudden cardiac deaths (SCD) occur in the US annually. 1,2 Worldwide, sudden and unexpected cardiac death is the most common cause of death, 2 accounting for 17 million deaths every year with SCD accounting for 25 % of these.

The accepted definition of SCD is death that occurs within one hour of onset of symptoms in witnessed cases, and within 24 hours of last Cited by: 8. Cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to pump effectively.

Signs include loss of consciousness and abnormal or absent breathing. Some individuals may experience chest pain, shortness of breath, or nausea before cardiac arrest. If not treated within minutes, it typically leads to death. The most common cause of cardiac arrest is coronary artery Symptoms: Loss of consciousness, abnormal or.

Sudden cardiac death in the community Item Preview remove-circle Sudden death, Cardiac resuscitation, Emergency medical services, Death, Sudden, Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by ttscribehongkong on April 6, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Description.

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is unexpected cardiopulmonary collapse. SCD can occur as a primary manifestation of ischemic heart disease. Many hospitals and ambulances have automated defibrillators that professional staff can use if a patient suffers a heart attack or cardiac arrest.

Risk factors mirror the risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD); cigarette smoking. 3 Causes of Sudden Cardiac Death 4 A Profile of Sudden Cardiac Arrest 5 Who Will Live and Who Will Die. 6 Location, Location, Location: Best Places to Have a Cardiac Arrest 7 What Can Your Community Do. 8 A Completed Life 9 Putting It All Together 10 A Plan of Action 11 A Vision of the Future Brand: University of Washington Press.

This is the inspiring story of a young man growing up and living with the daily fear of sudden cardiac death. It's a strong example of brave parenting, perseverance and acceptance; of living without becoming/ raising a cardiac cripple/5.

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the most frequent medical cause of sudden death in athletes, and estimates vary widely based on the population. The precise incidence of SCD among high school athletes, for example, is unknown, but estimates range from 1 in 23, to 1 in2.

Clinical Approach to Sudden Cardiac Death Syndromes details the main guidelines to clinicians on how to approach the patients and family members with an inherited disease. It also includes an in-depth review of what is currently available to assist in the diagnosis.

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) causes more than deaths per annum in Europe, with the same number occurring in the United States, according to current estimations.

1,2 This amounts to a death toll of 1– per people per year in the industrialised world. w1 In low‐income regions of the world, the estimations are less valid. These estimates are based on clinical definitions of Cited by: Introduction. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a leading cause of death in the United States, with incidence estimated to be between and per year.1SCD most commonly occurs in those with no previous overt symptoms of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and is an especially important cause of premature deaths.2 Up to 25% of out‐of‐hospital sudden cardiac arrests occur in individuals Cited by:   Clinical characteristics and circumstances of sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) can be the first manifestation of genetic heart disease affecting apparently healthy individuals. 1 A diverse spectrum of diseases are implicated and the prevalence of specific aetiologies depends on the demographics of the victims.

2–5 The primary Cited by:. The death of a vibrant year-old student after a sudden cardiac arrest last year inspired Grand Blanc Community Schools to make sure each building has an AED. abccom Grand Blanc schools achieve HEARTSafe award after year-old's deathFollowers:   The purpose of the book is to describe those factors of a successful emergency medical system, or service, that contribute to the successful management of outof-hospital cardiac arrest.

The book is a comprehensive review of the options presented to a community in terms of instituting or upgrading emergency medical : Carl L. Tommaso.Get this from a library! Resuscitate!: how your community can improve survival from sudden cardiac arrest.

[Mickey S Eisenberg] -- "In this book, the author identifies fifty factors associated with the likelihood of surviving cardiac arrest and lays out twenty-five specific steps involved in raising a community's cardiac arrest.