Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Don't let cancelled/postponed conferences stop your educational learning! We have a large number of educational presentations available online HERE
Heart For Heart Initiative Launched To Improve Smartphone Performance of Arrhythmia Detection
Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs will announce the launch of the Heart for Heart e-health initiative. This initiative invites people to participate in the world’s largest crowdsourced heart health initiative by inviting them to contribute their heart rhythm data using the free Heart for Heart iPhone App.
Londoners advised to know their pulse during Heart Rhythm Week
Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30-second pulse check during Heart Rhythm Week. This simple check could prolong or even save their life. Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) happen when a heart rhythm is too fast, too slow, or jumping around (irregular).
News - Londoners advised 'know your pulse' during Heart Rhythm Week
Londoners are being invited to take a free, 30 second pulse check during Heart Rhythm Week. This simple check could prolong or even save their life. Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmia) happen when a heart rhythm is too fast, too slow, or jumping around (irregular).
9 Out Of 10 People Don’t Survive Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Here’s Why
Find out why this heart problem is so deadly—and how you can up your odds of surviving it
Edinburgh trams to be fitted with defibrillators
Edinburgh trams are to be fitted with defibrillators in a bid to save the lives of cardiac arrest patients.
Arrhythmia Alliance Launches APPG-A
Arrhythmias are a critical health concern in the UK, but the necessary policy attention and resource focus is limited. There are many issues from a management and service provision perspective that need to be addressed for the benefit of patients and the NHS. A strong political voice is necessary to help raise these issues and help to effect positive change.
Coach Credited With Reviving Student Who Collapsed At Basketball Game
(CBS) — It was during a basketball game between Ida Crown Jewish Academy and Luther North College Prep on Wednesday night when a 15-year-old athlete from Luther North collapsed while sitting on the bench.
Cardiac expert: ‘Lilly-May could have been saved’
THE family of Lilly-May Page are no closer to receiving a conclusion over her death after a two-day inquest was adjourned last week.
‘Look how fast I can run!’ Tragic last words of girl, 5, who collapsed in front of her mother and grandmother in her school playground ‘and died after blunders by a paramedic’
A five-year-old girl who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest could have been saved if paramedics had given her electric shocks to revive her, an inquest heard today.
Defibrillators in public will save many more lives
Do you know what AED stands for? It means “automated external defibrillator”, and if you still think you’re not familiar, just picture an episode of Casualty or Holby City, where they use those hand-held gizmos to deliver an electric shock to somebody’s chest and zap their heart back into action.