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# cardiac arrest

This year
NFL star Hamlin 'fully cleared' to resume football after cardiac arrest
The Buffalo Bills safety collapsed on the field during a meeting with Cincinnati Bengals.
Last year
Over 145 people killed and 150 injured in crush in central Seoul during Halloween celebrations
Police also confirmed that dozens of people were being given CPR on Itaewon streets while many others have been taken to nearby hospitals.
'My goal is to play in the World Cup. My heart is not an obstacle' - Eriksen
The Denmark star wants to play for his country again after suffering a cardiac arrest during the Euros.
All time
Footballer collapses from heart attack during game
Emil Palsson suddenly fell over in the 12th minute of the game against Stjordals-Blink.
'There was only enough battery for one shot, but luckily, that's all I needed' - Surviving cardiac arrest
Cathal Joyce, Kevin Knight and Ciara Doyle on the importance of CPR and acting decisively in emergency situations.
Poll: Do you know how to perform CPR?
Some 70% of cardiac arrests happen in the home.
High Court awards €1.25m settlement over woman's death in maternity hospital
Anne Casey died after a cardiac arrest in Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2012.
Ex-Wicklow footballer 'lucky to be alive' after club-mates used defibrillator nine times to save his life
Don Jackman is back at home recovering after a sudden cardiac arrest.
'Like a miracle': British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac arrest
“The hypothermia killed her but also saved her,” Spanish doctors said.
Cyril 'Dublin Jimmy' McGuinness died from suspected 'cardiac event', inquest hears
McGuinness collapsed while police searched a house he was staying in on 8 November.
'You're just buying time': Former Tipperary captain describes performing CPR on man
Ger ‘Redser’ O’Grady was speaking after he may have saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him in Thurles last Friday.
Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness
Aisling Brady (26) moved to the Gulf state last year after taking an extended break from her hometown job in Trim, Co Meath.
Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR
Men were 1.23 times more likely than women to receive CPR in a public place, according to new research.
Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail
A defibrillator in Mallow was vandalised over the weekend.
Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video
About 5,000 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest annually.
'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'
Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.
Irish J1 student in 'very serious condition' after suffering cardiac arrest while swimming
The 22-year-old was swimming in the Ocean City area of Maryland when he came into difficulty.
'I wake up in the back of an ambulance. I’m still in full kit and I’m thinking ‘what the hell is going on here?’'
Former Stoke City and Ireland defender Clive Clarke is carving out a career as a football agent nearly 10 years on from surviving a cardiac arrest.
Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws
New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.
If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival
Every day, 13 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest.
Ambulance took 40 minutes to reach cardiac arrest patient in Kells
The ambulance service said a number of its resources were engaged on other emergency calls at the time.
Waterford paramedic stopped to help young man who died during London marathon
“It could happen to anybody anywhere. I just happened to be there and I’m glad I stopped.”
Former Premier League goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek passes away aged 47
The ex-Czech Republic international suffered a cardiac arrest just before Christmas.
Teen in cardiac arrest turned away from Navan hospital and sent to Drogheda
Paramedics across the country say they are being forced to travel long distances with critical patients.
Ex-Tottenham player who suffered brain damage could be awarded €9m
Radwan Hamed won a high court case against the Premier League club yesterday.
HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators
€105 million is needed if additional defibrillators are to be supplied.
'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'
The woman who saved a man by starting CPR when he went into cardiac arrest has met with him and his wife.
The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests
A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.
Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours
In one instance it took over an hour to transport a cardiac arrest patient to hospital because of the issue with the vehicle.
Irish politicians to be taught Vinnie Jones's 'hard and fast' skills - by students
It’s all part of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which is raising money for a CPR education campaign.
PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class
The teacher, Enda Tourish, has been congratulated by An Taoiseach amongst others for his actions is saving Ryan Callan.
Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack
New tool could reduce time to diagnosis of a cardiac event – and is especially helpful in women.
Study to look at feasability of defibrillators in public places
The defibrillators would be used in the event of an out-of-hospial cardiac arrest.
Shark attack kills teenager in Australia
The teen is believed to have gone into cardiac arrest after being bitten on the legs.
Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years
Figures also confirmed that almost twice as many women as men died from stroke.
Grateful family search for Dublin Airport 'Good Samaritan'
When 85-year-old Jack Healy collapsed outside Terminal 2, an American nurse stepped in to administer CPR. Can you help trace her?
19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport
One 85-year-old man and his family return to thank crew for saving his life after a cardiac arrest last September.
Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack
The Australian led his country in two Rugby World Cups.
Man saves work friend... by falling on him
Martin Amriding fell on top of his friend Kevin Brockbank who was falling to floor with cardiac arrest – and it restarted his heart.
Former Premier League star Muamba set for Strictly Come Dancing
The ex-Bolton midfielder will appear on a Christmas special nine months after suffering a cardiac arrest.