Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning (HEARTe)

Case 2: Sean

Meet Sean

Sean Wright is an 18 year old teenager, who lives in a remote and rural village in the Scottish Highlands. (Please see Additional Information for Scottish Government’s Urban/Rural Classification.)

Sean collapsed playing shinty

One Sunday morning, while playing for the village under-21 shinty team, Sean suddenly collapses. He has no medical history of note and did not appear to feel unwell prior to his collapse. His parents and his younger brother attend all his matches and are standing watching the game.