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ERIC Number: EJ628705
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1080-7543
Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: Can We Prevent It?
Berger, Stuart
School Nurse News, v18 n3 p42-46 May 2001
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) can occur at any age in apparently healthy people. Early identification and intervention are essential. This article examines SCD in children and adolescents, explaining: who is at risk; the importance of training school personnel for SCD emergencies and having automated external defibrillators (AED) within the schools; and the role of school nurses in successful AED programs. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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