Sudden Cardiac Arrest

traumateam1

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Hello everyone!

I am doing a research paper on SCA and was wondering if anyone had excellent sources of info and statistics on SCA.

If you could post a link to some sources that would be much appreciated. :D

Thank you to everyone! :D
 

Ridryder911

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Here ya go...
http://www.emedicine.com/med/TOPIC276.HTM
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4741
http://www.hrspatients.org/patients/heart_disorders/cardiac_arrest/default.asp
http://www.medicinenet.com/sudden_cardiac_death/article.htm
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/scda/scda_whatis.html


and:

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Ridryder911

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when you get through with those try these as well:

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Alexakat

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Ok...that is freakin' hilarious!
 

BossyCow

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Ask and ye shall receive!
 
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traumateam1

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Holy C:censored::censored::censored:!
Thanks Rid! My paper is now complete :p
Again, thank you! ^_^

Now let me just read through all of it hehe
 

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is the most common underlying cause of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes under 35.

Cleveland Clinic. (2006). Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Retrieved November 3, 2007,
http://www.clevelandclinic.org/heartcenter/pub/guide/disease/hcm/default.htm

Drezner, J.A. (2000). Sudden cardiac death in young athletes [Electronic version].
Postgrad Medicine 108(5), 37-50.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. (2007).
What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy? Retrieved November 2, 2007,
from http://www.4hcm.org/WCMS/index.php?overview

Maron B.J., Shirani, J., Poliac, L.C. (1996). Sudden death in young competitive athletes:
clinical, demographic, and pathological profiles. [Electronic version].
JAMA, 276(3), 199-204.

Maron, B.J. (2002a). Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy [Electronic version].
Circulation, 106, 2419-2421.

Maron, B.J. (2002b). Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Systemic Review
[Electronic version]. JAMA, 287, 1308-1320.

If you give me your email and a promise not to plagiarize I'll send you 2 of my papers - one on HCM and one on Sudden Cardiac Death in athletes.
 

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