Working together with individuals, families and medical professionals to offer support and information on syncope and reflex anoxic seizures
Defibs Save Lives
Drones could be shockingly quick delivering AEDs during cardiac arrest
In recent years, automated external defibrillators (AEDs) have become more common in public spaces such as movie theaters, shopping malls and restaurants. But survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest remain between 8 and 10 percent.
Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and CEO, Arrhythmia Alliance explains why we should all be more "pulse aware".
Trudie spoke to Gary Burgham on Monday's Mornings & More to explain why we should all be more "pulse aware".
Heart Rhythm Week: What are the symptoms of arrhythmia? Heart conditions explained
This year, the theme is ‘Identifying the Undiagnosed Person’, with 100 Know Your Pulse events directed towards taking pulse checks, identifying people with the condition and making people pulse aware.
TTake the Pulse Check Challenge with Kirsty Gallacher
Apple Watch can detect heart disease, new research finds
Each year, more than 100,000 strokes are caused by an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation. In atrial fibrillation, electrical conduction in the ...
Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators Safe, Effective for Pediatric Patients
Common diagnoses for treatment with a wearable cardiac defibrillator included cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, ventricular arrhythmias, ...
Survival in Women Versus Men Following Implantation of Pacemakers, Defibrillators, and Cardiac ...
Background Whether outcomes differ between sexes following treatment with pacemakers (PM), implantable cardioverter defibrillators, and cardiac ...
InFocus: Sudden Deaths in Epilepsy May be Cardiac Disease
It is a little appreciated fact that about 10-20 percent of individuals who are told they have a seizure disorder and who are taking anticonvulsants actually never had epilepsy. Rather, the cause of their syncope was an intermittent cardiovascular event such as a vasovagal episode or an arrhythmia associated with cerebral hypoperfusion and motor movements interpreted as a classic neurogenic seizure.