This past weekend Christian Eriksen experienced cardiac arrest on the field during the opening Denmark vs Finland match of the Euros. Eriksen was saved by the medical staff and is now stable and undergoing more evaluation. In this video we’ll do some follow up with additional details about cardiac arrest and management, clearance of athletes in UEFA, and sudden cardiac arrest in athletes.
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