Navigation Links
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association Launches Austin and Lubbock Chapters
Date:1/8/2008

Austin and Lubbock Groups Will Work to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Through Public Education and Advocacy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association (SCAA) announced today that it has launched Austin and Lubbock chapters as it builds a network of local organizations to help carry out its mission of preventing sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

The Austin SCAA chapter is led by Connie Snell of Austin who is an SCA survivor and has been active in the Austin community, including participating annually at the city of Austin's "Keep the Beat Alive" event which recognizes citizens and emergency workers who have been involved in saving victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Connie was also a strong public advocate for the state legislation that was enacted to require automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in Texas schools. The chapter is already scheduled to participate in several activities at the upcoming national conference on preventive medicine that will be held in Austin in February.

The Lubbock SCAA chapter is led by Jeriami St. Clair of Lubbock, who is a paramedic and certified CPR trainer. St. Clair has been involved in the initiative to place more than 200 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in Lubbock area schools, churches and businesses and has been involved in CPR training and SCA awareness programs since 1998.

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading killer in the U.S., striking more than 350,000 annually, with a survival rate of only about five percent. The death rate for SCA exceeds the combined death rate of breast cancer, lung cancer, stroke and HIV/AIDS. SCA is triggered by an electrical problem with the heart that causes the heart to stop beating, and is often confused with a heart attack. SCA victims can often be revived with CPR and quick access to defibrillation to shock the heart back into rhythm. While there are more AEDs in public facilities and more patients
'/>"/>

SOURCE Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Corporate and Political PR Pro to Lead Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association
2. Study Sheds Light on Origins of Sudden Cardiac Death
3. The ScottCare Corporation Completes Acquisition of Rozinn Electronics, a Leading Manufacturer of Cardiac Diagnostic Products
4. Family History Has Strong Effect on Cardiac Risk
5. American Heart Association Surgical Supplement Journal Report: Appropriate Hospital Discharge System Can Prevent Future Cardiac Events
6. Cardiac Science to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
7. Cardiac Science Applauds Mass AED Training of Pittsburgh Educators
8. Guidelines help patients reduce risk of cardiac event before surgery
9. Cardiac Science Named to Deloittes Technology Fast 50 for Washington State
10. Cleveland Clinic and The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Partner to Provide Heart Surgery to Those in Need
11. Cardiac Science Releases New Cardiac Rehabilitation System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... August 22, 2014 FastFingerprints is adding ... The office will open Wednesday, August 27, 2014 and ... OH 44115. With the addition of this new ... FastFingerprints locations in the Cleveland area. Our new ... FBI background checks. The hours of operation will be ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... The rising numbers of teen drug and teen ... For many years, countless lives have been lost due to ... community a new helpline was established to provide a valuable ... who are seeking to overcome their addiction issues. , ... parents and their teens can speak immediately to a representative ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 Teen substance abuse has long ... Unfortunately, most young adults never receive the professional treatment ... community, the new Troubled Teens Columbus helpline was established ... overcome their drug and alcohol dependencies . ... and their parents can speak directly to a representative ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Drug and alcohol ... the years, substance abuse has claimed thousands of lives ... OH is providing hope for teenagers who are seeking ... helpline is designed to provide adolescents and their parents ... find the best youth rehab facility to meet their ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Dr Murray Grossan ... this snoring cure. , In the October 2014 issue of ... Dr Grossan about his method of treating snoring, and in ... Dr Grossan: "Nearly half of all adults snore occasionally, and ... This is because air passages in the back of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FastFingerprints Expands In The Cleveland Ohio Area 2Health News:FastFingerprints Expands In The Cleveland Ohio Area 3Health News:Troubled Teens in Asheville, NC Turn to Helpline for Valuable Assistance 2Health News:New Helpline in Columbus Assists Troubled Teen Find Youth Rehab 2Health News:Substance Abuse Helpline Provides Hope for Teens & Parents in Brunswick, OH 2Health News:Dr Murray Grossan Explains how and why Singing Exercises Stop Snoring 2Health News:Dr Murray Grossan Explains how and why Singing Exercises Stop Snoring 3
... studies find no clear link; other research supports fiber to ... -- An adult woman,s intake of meat, eggs and dairy ... research shows. , For years, dietary factors have been debated ... with research yielding conflicting results. But in the new research, ...
... , DETROIT, Aug. 28 WDIV-TV, ... launch The Biggest Loser: Detroit Edition contest on Monday, August 31. ... applicants to compete in this 12-week weight loss challenge to be ... is one of the most popular programs, and America,s Thanksgiving Parade ...
... absentee rate, research shows , FRIDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay ... work, employees take more sick days, a new study ... nearly 3,000 workers and found that absenteeism was higher ... interfering with work. These employees felt the demands they ...
... NEW YORK, Aug. 28 A serious breathing condition ... and helping to manage it could mean paying special attention ... Listen to this report from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & ... , Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, ...
... , , , , ... Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney ... announced its nocturnal dialysis patient population has reached a milestone, with ... DaVita(R) centers around the nation. DaVita has one of the largest ...
... after, and protect liver from damage, experts say , FRIDAY, ... lots of water, get plenty of rest -- and eat ... the amino acids and minerals in asparagus extract may ease ... , Researchers at the Institute of Medical Science and Jeju ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Meat, Dairy Won't Up Odds for Breast Cancer 2Health News:Meat, Dairy Won't Up Odds for Breast Cancer 3Health News:WDIV-TV, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and The Parade Company Help Launch The Biggest Loser: Detroit Edition 2Health News:DaVita Offers Dialysis While Patients Sleep 2Health News:DaVita Offers Dialysis While Patients Sleep 3Health News:Asparagus May Ease Hangover 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... Kan. , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... Trust Alliance (HITRUST) under its Common Security Framework ... Enterprise Security and Privacy Manager, "We appreciate this ... level of commitment that this certification signifies. Our ... ABOUT THE CSF CERTIFICATION PROCESS: ScriptPro,s ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ... news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks ... - Free Report ), IBM (NYSE: IBM - Free ... Report ), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK - Free Report ... Report ). Today, Zacks is promoting its ,Buy, ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  ACI Clinical ... for independent Data Monitoring Committees. Using ... 30 percent over industry standard costs and receive ... industry leader in committee services. Leveraging ... recruitment and contracting, charter development, statistical programming and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ScriptPro Achieves HITRUST Certification 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 2The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 3The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 4The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 5The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 6The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 7The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 8The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 9The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 10The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International 11ACI Clinical: Innovation and Savings in Data Safety Monitoring Committees 2
... MUMBAI, India , Feb. 9 SIRO ... India , Western and Central Eastern Europe, and ... Inc., a leading CRO based in Seoul, South Korea ... in offering clinical research services to pharmaceutical companies, bio venture ...
... , CLEVELAND , Feb. 9 ... on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials industry, today announced ... co-sponsor a seminar in Tel Aviv, Israel , focusing on ... the seminar will identify and decipher the challenges, costs and obstacles ...
Cached Medicine Technology:SIRO Clinpharm Forms Alliance with Korean CRO DreamCIS 2SIRO Clinpharm Forms Alliance with Korean CRO DreamCIS 3DATATRAK International and PFC Pharma Focus to Co-Sponsor eClinical Solutions Seminar in Tel Aviv 2DATATRAK International and PFC Pharma Focus to Co-Sponsor eClinical Solutions Seminar in Tel Aviv 3DATATRAK International and PFC Pharma Focus to Co-Sponsor eClinical Solutions Seminar in Tel Aviv 4
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: