Paramedics thanks gym goers for rapid action in delivering CPR

Ottawa paramedics are thanking bystanders for saving the life of a man with CPR. The man suffered a heart attack on Friday morning.

Rapid action to save a life

A man in his 40s collapsed on a treadmill at the GoodLife Fitness on Hazeldean Road. A bystander rushed to the man’s aid, performing CPR while another gym-goer grabbed a defibrillator unit off the wall.

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

They attached the unit’s electrodes and delivered a single shock which restarted the man’s heart. The paramedics arrived and took the man to a healthcare facility where he is currently in critical condition.

Timely delivery

The prompt delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life. It is a life-saving technique that significantly improves the chances of survival during emergencies.

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LEARN MORE

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

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

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

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cpr-new-defibrilators#1

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