NCAA: New guidance on preventing sudden cardiac death in athletes published
NCAA, medical specialists recommend all universities have well-rehearsed emergency action plan for sudden cardiac arrest
April 15, 2016
The Journal of the American College of Cardiology today published a consensus statement that establishes guidance for conducting pre-participation screenings of college athletes and encourages emergency action plans for quickly responding to sudden cardiac arrest. The statement was developed by a 29-person task force convened by the NCAA in September 2014.