February 1, 2001

Planning for Scholastic Cardiac Emergencies: The Ripley Project

James M. Kyle, M.D., F.A.C.S.M. Chief of Rural Emergency Medicine, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington; Director, Emergency Department, Jackson General Hospital, Ripley; Team Physician and […]
October 26, 2000

Defibrillators Let Lay People Save Lives

By Denise Grady October 26, 2000 – Many people who suffer cardiac arrest and would otherwise die can be saved if ordinary people are trained to […]
July 18, 2000

A Defibrillator Near You? Advocates call for distribution in schools, public areas

By Felice Buckvar. July 18, 2000 – WHEN JOHN ACOMPORA answered the telephone early June 12 the first words he heard were, “There was another incident […]
March 1, 2000

Matters of the Heart: A Comprehensive Look at Commotio Cordis, and What is Being Done to Prevent It

by Paul Ohanian, Lacrosse Magazine Online Staff In March 2000, Louis Acompora was a goalie on the Northport (N.Y.) High School freshman lacrosse team. He likely […]
November 2, 1999

Automated External Defibrillator Saves Young Athlete’s Life: Davis Nwankwo Released From Hospital

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 9 (AScribe Newswire) — The quick actions of an athletic trainer and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) saved the life […]
November 1, 1999

Automated External Defibrillators: In Recreation and Athletic Centers – Get Ready

Editors – Dr. Neil Dougherty & Diane Bonanno Introduction The debate on whether automated external defibrillators (AED) should be used in recreation centers is currently underway […]