Rapid thinking of Regina bike patrol officers saves a life with CPR

A Regina man is alive with the quick delivery of CPR by the Regina bike patrol officers. The man was in cardiac arrest in Wascana Park.

Saving a life

John Klein, 34-years old was on his own bike in the park for the Canada Day celebrations when he realized he was having some cardiac event. It was then that the stopped and became disoriented. For several minutes he was helpless, slumped on a park bench.

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The officers performed CPR and shortly after, paramedics were on the scene to transport Klein to a healthcare facility.

Two police officers on bicycles – Cst. Anthony Rodier and Cst. Aaron Robertson came upon him and quickly realized he was in some form of medical distress. The officers performed CPR and shortly after, paramedics were on the scene to transport Klein to a healthcare facility.

Klein shudders to think how things would have turned out if the officers were not there.

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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://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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