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Bus Drivers Resuscitate Passenger with CPR

In Rescues by Paul Martin6 Comments

When you hear a story like this, it serves as a reminder that learning CPR is not only a great thing to do, but could mean the world of difference to someone when you least expect it.  In this case, it was Joyce Gregory, 60, who is alive today thanks to the efforts of two bus drivers. Driver Debby Kerr …

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CPR in Sports: Baseball Umpire Saves Employee

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Jim Joyce, a veteran baseball umpire, had no idea what was in store for him when he was getting ready for a game between the Marlins and Diamondbacks in Arizona on Monday night. According to an article by Scott Miller, Joyce was walking out of his dressing room when he saw a game-day Diamondback employee having a seizure. He knew that he needed …

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Police Officer saves Woman with CPR

In Rescues by Paul Martin6 Comments

At 2:30 in the morning, 72-year-old grandmother Sonja Hutchison decided to wake up her daughter, Billee Foster.  “I had just woke up, and I hurt so bad,” said Hutchison.  A quick online search revealed that her mother had classic symptoms of a heart attack.  “I said, ‘I think I’m going to call 911′, and she said, ‘Why?’ and I said …

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Firefighters perform CPR in Dog Rescue

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Coda, a seven year old yellow Labrador retriever, was found sitting in a rocking chair in the room that the firefighters believe the fire started.  The dog had become trapped in the room during a house fire. Firefighters arrived shortly after being notified of the fire, and were able to locate the dog, and carried him outside where they began …

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Santa Cruz student suffers Cardiac Arrest in PE Class

In CPR, Effectiveness, Rescues by Paul Martin6 Comments

A student from Harbor High School went into cardiac arrest during his physical education class on Wednesday morning. The students were jogging when the incident happened.  It was shortly after they had begun when the student fell to the ground.  Fellow students called out for the teacher, Bassel Faltas, who ran about 100 yards to the scene.  He also called …

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Man saves Puppy with CPR

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A man from Oklahoma has rescued a puppy with CPR.  This is a trend that seems to be growing as more and more people are taking to doing CPR to rescue their pets. Chester is a twelve week old puppy, and his owner found him under the water in his pool – not moving.  He ran to the pool, got …