Tag Archives: Andrew Cohn

AEDs protect the Special Olympics: Cardiac Science for the week of July 26

Heart Safe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Cardiac Science donates AEDs for national Special Olympics Cardiac Science donated the Powerheart AEDs for the 2010 Special Olympics in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Special Olympics USA National Games took place in Lincoln, Nebraska, last week and Cardiac Science […]

Commotio cordis causes teen’s fatal cardiac arrest; No AED present

Teen ballplayer Andrew Cohn died of commotio cordis after a collision with another player during a game. Medical authorities announced last week that teenage ballplayer Andrew Cohn died of commotio cordis, a fatal heart rhythm triggered by a blow to the chest. The accident occurred May 15 in Jacksonville, Florida. Cohn, 15, was playing first […]