English Flack Archives
Teen’s life saved thanks to Children’s Hospital AED training program
May. 3, 2022—When high school student Linton Beck suffered a cardiac event in class, his teachers knew just want to do thanks to automated external defibrillator training provided by Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Teen shares his battle with MIS-C following COVID-19 infection
Mar. 7, 2022—Reeyan Ahmed is among the patients treated at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt who developed MIS-C following COVID-19 infection.
AED training plays key role in reviving young athlete
Sep. 9, 2020—A one-hour training session helped give Taylor Frost, 16, a lifetime of possibilities. On Aug. 12, Frost, a member of the Jonathan Edwards Classical Academy cross country team, collapsed. Within minutes his coach and other responders from the Nashville school went into action.
Initiative seeks to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in children
Apr. 6, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a chapter of Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), a national organization committed to preventing sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens through education and life-saving programs.