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Football and sudden cardiac death, with Jiri Dvorak and Jonathan Tobin

Football and sudden cardiac death, with Jiri Dvorak and Jonathan Tobin

Sudden cardiac death in footballers has been headline news, so how should those involved in the sport be looking out for players?FIFA’s chief medical officer Jiri Dvorak explains what the organisation is doing, and Bolton Wanderers’ club doctor Jonathan Tobin gives us a pitch-side view. BJSM editor Karim Khan asks the questions.0.45 FIFA’s pre-competition medical assessment3.53 Organisation pitch-side5.32 Researching the aetiology of sudden cardiac death – FIFA’s Medical and Research Centre6.40 Putting plans in place10.09 Getting the message and resources out worldwide12.16 What to do if you want your club to be more prepared for cardiac events15.27 Checklists for all involved17.18 Automatic external defibrillatorsSee also:FIFA’s Medical and Research Centre http://bit.ly/PDKLt5Jon Drezner and the 2012 sudden cardiac death update: two new key messages http://bit.ly/M5Tjan

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