A consistent standard in care should be available to players who need urgent medical attention on the pitch for injuries or conditions such as cardiac arrest, experts have said.
An international panel said Fifa's emergency medical bag and "11 steps to prevent sudden cardiac death", create a "global standard for emergency preparedness".
Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the researchers said that the kits contain a comprehensive inventory of essential but generic equipment which can be used anywhere in the world at amateur or professional levels.
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