The sudden death of a young athlete is a tragic event which affects teammates, the local community and the medical community. In this review the authors present the main causes of sudden cardiac death and compare between pre-participation medical evaluation recommendations in the United States, Europe and Israel. Finally, the authors present the new approaches of promoting the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).
|Pages (from-to)||515-518, 550|
|State||Published - 1 Aug 2010|