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Entries in CPR (1)

Wednesday
Nov282012

Preparation, certification can save lives at your club

In his little more than a decade at Desoto Athletic Clubs in Southaven, Miss., David Creech has seen two members die while working out. Neither could have been avoided as an aneurysm in the brain and heart attack were the causes. 

Recently another member was working lat pull-downs when he fell down and his heart stopped beating. He lived, thankfully. 

The reason the survivor was able to make his way back to the club, at a much later date, was the fact that an AED – automated external defibrillator – was on site. 

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