My fathers sudden death?

Answer Not wanting an autopsy done is quite a natural response for your mother. It's important for you to know that there was nothing suspicious about your fathers death even though it was sudden. If ... Read More »

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How to Screen for Sudden Cardiac Death?

Sudden cardiac death is a condition caused by an underlying heart condition that is triggered when an athlete exerts himself. Many cases of sudden cardiac death occur without the athlete having any... Read More »

Can a 2 year old die of sudden infant death syndrome?

Answer I don't think so. I think that after they are like 9 months old they are out of the woods. One year old at the most. I guess that's why it's sudden "infant" death syndrome.. only infants... Read More »

Characteristics of sudden infant death syndrome?

There could be many reasons: My son could neither hold his head up - nor did he really have any control over his neck at all - until he was approx. 11 months. Please talk to someone; I didn't do th... Read More »

Does having an ecg rule out sudden cardiac death?

Nothing can completely rule out sudden cardiac death, but most causes of SCD would show up on the EKG. Also the echo would pick up a lot of other potential causes. PVCs have a very small chance of... Read More »