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Cardiac Screening for 2,000 GAA Players – Irish Times
By Advanced Medical Services AMS14 Jul 2011

MOBILE CARDIAC SCREENING FOR 2000 GAA PLAYERS Irish Times-Health Tuesday, 29th March 2011 Mobile cardiac screening for 2,000 GAA players Brian O’Connell Heartaid, a new mobile cardiac screening service founded by Cork man Ed Donovan, has agreed a deal with the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) to provide screening to inter county players. The programme, which…

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Heartaid in the Irish Medical News
By Advanced Medical Services AMS30 Jun 2011

Niamh Cahill looks at newly established mobile cardiac screening service Heartaid and examines how it is helping to detect potentially life-threatening cardiac conditions in senior inter-county GAA players. It is estimated that at least one person under the age of 35 dies suddenly every week in Ireland from cardiac diseases such as cardiomyopathy or sudden…

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Heartaid covered in the Irish Medical News -June 2010
By Advanced Medical Services AMS16 Jun 2011

Helping to make hearts healthy

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Heartaid on 96FM radio
By Advanced Medical Services AMS7 Mar 2011

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IRFU offers condolences to Robinson family
By Advanced Medical Services AMS4 Feb 2011

Tuesday, 1 February 2011 20:30 The Irish Rugby Football Union has offered it’s condolences to the family of Ben Robinson, the Ulster student who died after he collapsed while playing rugby on Saturday. Ben passed away on Sunday evening. He collapsed while playing a match for Carrickfergus Grammar School on Saturday morning. IRFU President Caleb…

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GAA issue update on Cardiac Screening
By Advanced Medical Services AMS15 Dec 2010

Cardiac Screening

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‘Mobile screening gets to the Heart of the matter’ -The Irish Times
By Advanced Medical Services AMS30 Nov 2010

BRIAN O’CONNELL The organisers of a new service hope it will help to curtail the high incidence of sudden cardiac death syndrome IT’S SATURDAY morning in the Lee Valley Golf Club near Ovens in Co Cork. Sets of clubs are unloaded from car boots as several mostly middle-aged men go through some stretching exercises. Others…

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Concern at sudden cardiac death rate
By Advanced Medical Services AMS12 Nov 2010

THE INCIDENCE of sudden cardiac death (SCD) among young people in the Republic is higher than in a number of other European countries, according to a report. The first report from the national register, set up to document all cases of SCD in those aged 15-35 in the State, says 119 deaths which occurred during…

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Cardiac Screening at the Maryborough House Hotel & Spa
By Advanced Medical Services AMS10 Nov 2010
Miguel Garcia ‘continues to improve’ after suffering heart-attack during Spanish league game
By Advanced Medical Services AMS1 Nov 2010

Spanish second division side UD Salamanca have released a very positive statement about the health of player Miguel Garcia who ‘died’ for almost half a minute during Sunday’s match against Real Betis. Garcia collapsed in the centre circle after suffering a heart attack early in the second half. The 31-year-old was revived on the pitch…

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