Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Sudden Cardiac Death--it happens
Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD), suddenly your young athlete’s heart stops.
Every parent’s deeply buried fear—among about a dozen others. But SCD is not that rare—it’s not like winning some horrible lottery. It happens.
Check out Parent Heart Watch, a website for conscientious sports parents or parents who may have a child with a dicky ticker of some sort.
The emphasis is on early screening and having a defibrillator on hand.
Watch the video at parentheartwatch.org. Baseball is underway and football practice starts in late summer.
Now's the time to check it out.