sudden arrhythmic death syndrome


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sudden arrhythmic death syndrome

A term of art, the use of which is recommended for sudden unexplained deaths in adults. The term has the advantage of facilitating population-based research and formation of a (UK) national register which could divide such cases into those linked to environmental aetiology and those linked to genetic defects.
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Ella died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) in July 2014 at the age of just 17 and to raise awareness of SADS UK, Karen, along with the help of Ella's friends, assisted the netball club with their new defibrillator, highlighting how important and beneficial the equipment can be.
Oliver, as ECHO readers know, was just 12 years old when he died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) in 2011.
Jonathan Morgan died in from sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) in April 2010, aged 21.
Craig Prentice, from Redditch, died on Wednesday after suffering cardiac arrest as a result of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, also known as SADS.
The emergence of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS) in the past few decades, which is also prevalent in the UAE, calls for more urgent attention.
SAD's UK, the Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome charity, are subsidising each unit purchased by PS200.
June said they were told the likely cause was Sudden Arrhythmic Death syndrome.
The foundation was set up following the death of 12-year-old Oliver King who died last year from sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS).
They said it was SADS, sudden arrhythmic death syndrome, but I'd never heard of it," says Peter, a catering manager at an independent school in Stourbridge.
When we are able we will do everything we can to raise awareness of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome and will be supporting the charity Cardiac Risk In The Young, among other things, through the Oliver King Foundation.