The Lagniappe of Mobile and Baldwin Counties has featured an article about SCA in youth in this week’s issue. It is a great article, helping bringing awareness to the incidence of this deadly problem.
Here’s additional info regarding the 10-15% false positive rate quoted in the article – The Seattle Criteria has been developed and provides criteria specific to changes in an EKG that are common to an athlete. False positive rates have been greatly reduced because of the Seattle Criteria. Heart for Athlete’s doctor, Lynn Batten, will be using this criteria during our screenings, thus reducing the rate of false positives to 2-4%.
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