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CPR Institute releases a new website to make it easier for customers to learn more about the Classes we offer and to browse and purchase our products.

Treating and Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Children

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) can happen to anyone – including young children. In paediatric SCA, the electric impulse that causes the heart to beat fails, stopping the heart instantly and preventing the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain and vital organs. Although it is more rarely seen in children than adults, approximately 16,000 children in the USA alone experience SCA each year, accounting for around 3% of deaths. As with adults, the key to surviving an SCA and having a good outcome is fast treatment with an AED....

reprinted from defibplus 2020