Responsible for approximately half of all cardiovascular disease deaths, sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a leading cause of mortality worldwide. However, despite its societal burden and importance, the overall understanding of SCD is somewhat limited. Despite progress in coronary heart disease management and the availability of more defibrillators for use in community-based cardiopulmonary resuscitation, SCD is still the cause of 15%-20% of deaths in Western societies. Are you familiar with common causes and signs of SCD as well as factors related to survival? Test yourself with this short quiz.
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