Working together with individuals, families and medical professionals to offer support and information on syncope and reflex anoxic seizures
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InFocus: Sudden Deaths in Epilepsy May be Cardiac Disease
It is a little appreciated fact that about 10-20 percent of individuals who are told they have a seizure disorder and who are taking anticonvulsants actually never had epilepsy. Rather, the cause of their syncope was an intermittent cardiovascular event such as a vasovagal episode or an arrhythmia associated with cerebral hypoperfusion and motor movements interpreted as a classic neurogenic seizure.
This non-invasive connected vest could transform cardiac mapping
Designed for people affected by heart rhythm disorders, a wearable tech vest could be set to introduce a new non-invasive method of cardiac mapping ...
Syncope & Related Disorders International Training
This course is designed for healthcare professionals interested in falls and syncope. This includes clinicians, nurses and other healthcare staff in hospitals, emergency departments, cardiology, neurology and care of the elderly units, nursing homes and general practices. Participants will meet with experts and gain knowledge through case studies, current research in falls and syncope, and hand-on training in the Falls and Syncope Unit at St. James’s Hospital.
Arrhythmia Alliance places 3000th Public Access Defibrillator on World Restart the Heart Day
“AEDs must be as commonplace as fire extinguishers and smoke alarms if we are to dramatically reduce the number of deaths from sudden cardiac arrest in the UK.”