An unresponsive man was pulled from Britannia Beach and given CPR. The lifeguards pulled an unresponsive swimmer from the OttawaRiver at Britannia Beach.
The man was found floating face down in the water. The man was given cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) and quickly transported to a healthcare facility where the staff continued with the resuscitation efforts.
According to the paramedics, the man has yet to regain consciousness.
Timely delivery of CPR
Although cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is essential during emergencies, prompt delivery is important to keep blood flowing to the vital organs. By enrolling in first aid and CPR course, you are prepared for what to do during emergencies.
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