Sudden cardiac arrest is not just an adult thing. It takes the lives of thousands of children every year and is #1 cause of death of student athletes. There are a few concrete steps that can be taken to prevent it.
Heart screenings can detect the conditions before they harm our children. Learning how to respond, called the Chain of Survival, decreases the number of children who die. Research teaches us the best ways to address the problem. Advocacy brings awareness to the warning signs and conditions.