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Medical Team Saves the Life of a Paramedic with Heart Attack at Al-Nabhaniya Hospital, Qassim Region
19 March 2017
A medical team at Al-Nabhaniya General Hospital, Qassim Region, succeeded in saving the life of a paramedic who suffered a heart attack. They restored his pulse with CPR.
The paramedic, who brought an ambulatory case to the emergency section, has fainted on his way out of the section, and was immediately taken to the critical cases section where the team performed a CRP on him for 12 minutes until his pulse is back. He had a cardiac arrest in the ambulance taking him to Prince Sultan Centre for Heart Services Al Qassim (PSCCQ) along with the medical and technical cadres who performed a PCR and restored his pulse for the second time. Then he was transferred to King Fahad Specialist Hospital in Buraidah where he underwent cardiac catheterization. He has recovered and left the hospital in good health.

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