New research was published in May 2015 from Dr. Kim Harmon, UW Medicine. This is amazing new data that shows how a systematic, scientifically based approach that includes an EKG/ECG can make a difference. History and Physical aren't enough to help keep our kids safe to play the things they love. Here is the abstract.
Athletic Testing Solutions, based in Overland Park, Kansas, offers heart checks and a great deal of information on their website. http://atsheartcheck.com/
Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation has information on heart rhythm abnormalities on their "What is SADS?" page.http://www.sads.org/
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is one of the most common causes of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Find out more about HCM at the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association website. https://www.4hcm.org/
Dietary supplements can increase risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest. This Public Service Announcement is by a friend who lost her son to SCA. Meet Terri here.