Stroke victim rescued outside local hospital

Cai Wenjun
With prompt first aid, medical staff helped revive a woman who fell to the ground outside Shanghai Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital.
Cai Wenjun

A 42-year-old woman who went into cardiac arrest outside the outpatient clinic of Shanghai Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital was rescued by medical staff on Monday afternoon.

The woman went to the hospital with her family at 3pm. After she suddenly fell to the ground, medical staff who were doing temperature screenings rushed over to provide immediate CPR. 

With first aid, she regained a heart beat and started breathing again.

The woman was later transferred to a comprehensive hospital by ambulance and preliminary checks found that she suffered a stroke.

The hospital said it regularly offers first aid training to all medical staff.

Stroke victim rescued outside local hospital
Ti Gong

Medical staff at Shanghai Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital conducted CPR on a woman with cardiac arrest on Monday afternoon.

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