Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrest

Texas teacher saved by nurse with school AED

Cardiac Science AED Specialist Mark Deener with Eagle Heights Emergency Response Team.

A teacher was working with students in her classroom at Eagle Heights Elementary School in Azle, Texas, (northwest of Fort Worth) — when suddenly she collapsed. What happened next was a textbook example of planning, training, and preparedness: The substitute teacher assisting in the classroom summoned help, and soon Eagle Heights staff were calling 911 […]

“I would like to help stop heart disease.” – Bailey, Evergreen Elementary

Here at Cardiac Science, we always appreciate hearing from the community. The following letter was sent to us by a local elementary-school student named Bailey. Because the future of cardiac health rests in the hands of our children, we must remember to nurture their aspirations. One day, perhaps in the not-too-distant future, they will produce […]

Sudden cardiac arrest on the soccer field: This time, a save. [VIDEO]

Miguel Garcia, a professional soccer player in Salamanca, Spain, is recovering from cardiac arrest suffered on the field on Sunday. The 31-year-old player suddenly collapsed during the 61st minute of the game against. As this dramatic video shows, medical staff were able to revive Garcia on the field. European soccer has a history of on-field sudden […]