Police use AED to save life of senior

The police in west Quebec saved the life of a senior. The quick action saved a 68-year old man in cardiac arrest.

Prompt intervention

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.

Vancouver first aid

The prompt delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) can save a life.

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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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a CPR and AED class and for more information, check out these sources:

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

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

https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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