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LindaSo Diagnosed with HCM 4/07 no family history. Myectomy 4/08. ICD implanted 10/08 Find out more about LindaSo
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  • HCMA Screening Tool for SCA

    This week I met with the Director of Academics (known as a principle in my school days) and discussed the Screening Tool for SCA created by the HCHA. If you are not familiar with the tool, you can find a link to it on the home page. We discussed planning for a cardiac emergency (Dr. Drill) and also screening students. She jumped right on board with this. This school is a brand new charter school which will open it's doors for the first time on 8/22/11.

    Have you considered meeting with your school's administrative team or school nurse to present what the HCMA offers to benefit their students and teachers? Might I ask that you consider approaching them to help plan for a cardiac emergency and possibly save a life? Wouldn't it be nice to eliminate the "Sudden Death" threads from our message board? It really doesn't take much time at all and you (yes you) can help get the word out !!!

    Linda
    Onward and Upward !

    Diagnosed 4/07 HCM with fixed & dynamic obstruction
    Myectomy with resected cordonae tendonae 4/08 CCF
    ICD 10/08

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