Darwin arena staff saves a life with CPR

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.

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The prompt delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life.

Treatment was continued while on the way to a healthcare facility where the patient was listed in serious, stable condition.

Enroll in a CPR course today

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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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a course on first aid and CPR and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/151444.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automated_external_defibrillator

https://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/qa/what-is-an-aed

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