Three-year old boy given CPR after drowning incident

A three-year old boy involved in a drowning incident was given CPR. The incident occurred at a family pool in Brossard. The boy was found unconscious in the pool on Tardif St. He was quickly rushed to a healthcare facility where he was declared dead by the doctors.

Unforeseen ordeal

The father of the boy delivered CPR while waiting for the arrival of the police. Upon arrival of the paramedics, they utilized a defibrillator, however neither the pulse nor breathing can be restored during transport to a healthcare facility.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving skill that is vital during emergencies.

Based on the preliminary information by Bruce Dyotte, spokesperson for the Cooperative des techniciens ambulanciers de la Monteregie (CETAM), the boy seems to have spent between 2-3 minutes underwater.

The police added that the boy was alone when the incident occurred.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving skill that is vital during emergencies. It is a life-saving technique that can save lives by improving the chances of survival.

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

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/drowning-in-children#1

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-for-children

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