Quantcast

Latest Commotio cordis Stories

2014-02-13 23:26:37

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to endorse Parent Heart Watch (PHW), a grassroots organization of parents and partners solely dedicated to reducing the potentially-disastrous consequences of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in youth. The objectives of PHW in the areas of education, prevention, recognition, and appropriate emergency action aligns them very well with the intentions of NYSATA and all levels of athletic training-related associations....

2008-08-29 03:00:20

By Lue, Aurora Bapineedu, Kuchipudi; Sori, Alan J; Fares, Louis II To the Editor: I am writing about a case which involved a 14- yearold boy who was brought to our Trauma Center via ambulance unresponsive and intubated after he collapsed during a baseball game after being struck in the chest. He was the pitcher at the game and received a hard line drive to the chest. After a few seconds he collapsed and was assessed by a dentist in attendance as being cyanotic and pulseless. CPR was...

2006-06-22 12:09:15

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It seems that college athletes who suffer sudden cardiac arrest during play often do not survive, despite appropriate and timely resuscitation efforts, investigators report. The finding comes from a detailed analysis of nine intercollegiate athletes who suffered sudden cardiac arrest between 1999 and 2005, and it raises questions about the usefulness of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in these circumstances. All nine sudden...

2006-06-22 12:05:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It seems that college athletes who suffer sudden cardiac arrest during play often do not survive, despite appropriate and timely resuscitation efforts, investigators report. The finding comes from a detailed analysis of nine intercollegiate athletes who suffered sudden cardiac arrest between 1999 and 2005, and it raises questions about the usefulness of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in these circumstances. All nine sudden cardiac...

2005-12-22 13:24:12

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Having automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and coaches trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at organized sporting events for children can save lives, researchers report in The Journal of Pediatrics. In the paper, Dr. Neal J. Thomas from Penn State Children's Hospital, in Hershey, Pennsylvania and colleagues present the case of a healthy 13-year-old boy who experienced "commotio cordis" -- a sudden cardiac arrest that leads to death -- after...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.