The arena staff were credited for saving a life using CPR. The rapid action of civilians are lauded for using CPR and an automated external defibrillator (AED) to resuscitate an apparent heart attack victim.
Saving a life
The incident occurred at Nepean’s Howard Darwin Centennial Arena where a 56-year old man was in distress.
Upon the arrival of the paramedics at the scene, the staff had already started CPR and utilized a defibrillator on the individual. He had regained his pulse and was breathing on his own when paramedics picked him up.
Treatment was continued while on the way to a healthcare facility where the patient was listed in serious, stable condition.
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The prompt delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life. You can learn this life-saving technique by enrolling in a first aid course today.
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