The Pulse

SCA – Anyone can be a hero!

Take Heart America believes that the best approach to treating sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a holistic approach that begins with the event and hopefully goes through post hospital discharge! Accordingly, whenever we come across observers who exhibit the behavior so necessary to the survival of the victim, we want to recognize those individuals! Jeremias

September 12, 2022

SCA During Routine Athletic Pursuits

It seems like rarely a week passes by when we see another story about someone who was seemingly in the prime of life, playing a sport that they love, going down with cardiac arrest. All too often there have been no warning signs. If the athlete is lucky they are playing with people who recognize

May 3, 2022

3 Times Lucky

To say that I shouldn’t be here is an understatement. The odds of surviving Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) neurologically intact is less than 8% globally. I have survived 3 out of hospital SCAs. January 2002, I had returned a week prior from a 2 week trip to Europe in which I had taken 24 undergrad

February 23, 2022