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Defibrillator call for all soccer stadia in world

Defibrillator call for all soccer stadia in world

13 August 2013 EVERY football pitch around the globe should have emergency care equipment on hand to help treat any players that suffer the same condition as    former footballer Fabrice Muamba, experts have said. The ex-Bolton Wanderers midfielder was effectively dead for more than an hour when he collapsed following a cardiac arrest during […]

By August 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Muamba shows need for more defibrillators

Muamba shows need for more defibrillators

Take time to search the full collection of recent newspapers and blogs and you’ll soon find the stories of children dying suddenly at school. Kyle Rees, 16, died after he was hit on the head by a cricket ball in February;Leonie Nice, 12, collapsed and died after she was hit on the chest by a rugby ball; […]

By March 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Bolton Wanderers’s Fabrice Muamba in fight for his life

Bolton Wanderers’s Fabrice Muamba in fight for his life

Fabrice Muamba, the Bolton Wanderers footballer, is ‘critically ill’ in the London Chest Hospital after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during Saturday’s FA Cup quarter final with Tottenham at White Hart Lane. Club medical staff and paramedics used CPR and defibrillation as Muamba, 23, fought for his life on the pitch. Bolton said that the […]

By March 17, 2012 0 Comments Read More →