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Proyecciones del Grupo de Investigación en MuerteSúbita 20 añosdespués de sucreación/ Projections of the Research Group on Sudden Death 20 years after its foundation

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Given the challenge posed by cardiovascular sudden death to healthcare systems worldwide, it is very important a multi- and interdisciplinary approach that integrates allmedical and non-medical aspects involved in its assistance. After analyzing the results of the epidemiological research carried out in Cuba over 20 years by the Research Group on Sudden Death, which highlight the importance of this health problem because of its high incidence and its economic, family and social impact, future projections of this working group in addressing this disease were defined. The aim of this article is to describe these projections in order to achieve a better care for these patients. Projections include: better competence and performance in their knowledge and actions, and reaching a consensus to establish a universal definition for its study, diagnosis, and recording of statistical data. The scientific exchange among the various specialties and working groups involved in its medical care is essential to face its high incidence and to generate joint strategies to lessen its impact

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