Exercise associated collapse (EAC)

Exercise associated collapse (EAC)

Today we had a workshop in emergencies in athletes prior to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019eac2


One of the topics we covered was Exercise Associated Collapse.

If you are a medical staff to a marathon then distinguish exercise associated collapse during race/competition or after race/competition, and always look for signs as conscious and alert

Case 1: After the race. The athlete is properly safe.


Case 2: during race – the athlete is proper in risk


The algoritme to follow

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Read more about the algoritme in:

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