Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Know the Warning Signs! Featured Popular
Richard L. Page, MD, FHRS
More than 250,000 deaths occur each year as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In fact, SCA claims one life every two minutes, taking more lives each year than breast cancer, lung cancer or AIDS. Yet, according to a recent survey issued by the Heart Rhythm Society, more than 70 percent of Americans not only underestimate the seriousness of SCA, but also believe SCA is a type of heart attack.
Dr. Richard Page joins the show to discuss the warnings signs of sudden cardiac arrest. This show could save you or someone you love.
Richard L. Page, MD, FHRS, President of Heart Rhythm Society - Dr. Richard Page holds the Robert A. Bruce Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Research and is Professor and Head of the Division of Cardiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He is also an attending physician at the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and Puget Sound VA Medical Center. Dr. Page’s areas of clinical expertise include arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, sudden cardiac death and syncope. He is also known for his research in asymptomatic atrial fibrillation, drug therapy for atrial fibrillation, and automated external defibrillators. He has been widely published in leading journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Annals of Internal Medicine and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. He serves on the editorial boards of the American Heart Journal, the American Journal of Cardiology, PACE, the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology and Circulation. Dr. Page is a member of the Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee at the FDA. Dr. Page earned his medical degree from Duke University in Durham, NC where he was a Sarnoff Scholar and cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellow.
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