The police in west Quebec saved the life of a senior. The quick action saved a 68-year old man in cardiac arrest.
It was around 6 PM when police officers responded to a call on I’lf Road in La Peche where a 68-year old man was in cardio-respiratory arrest.
Taking over from a neighbor, a nurse who had initiated CPR, police utilized the defibrillator to resuscitate the man. Moments later, the paramedics arrived to transport the man to a healthcare facility in Wakefield.
Saving a life
The prompt delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) can save a life. You can learn these life-saving skills by enrolling in a first aid course today.
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