By sports physician and President of the South African Sports Medicine Association – Dr Glen Hagemann As a parent it is impossible to fully comprehend what it is like to lose a child. My sincere condolences thus go out to the parents of the young teenage rugby player from Grey Town who recently collapsed and […]
Research into action – AED installed 3 months ago saves life!
Guest Blog by Jon Drezner – Sports Cardiology Senior Associate Editor I heard some amazing news today and still gathering the details. Last night at [anonymized] Middle School a 45 yo [anonymized] suffered sudden cardiac arrest during a basketball game. Witnesses pulled the AED off the wall, delivered two shocks before EMS arrived, and the patient […]