CPR performed on a man with serious injuries

2 December 2020
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2 December 2020, Comments: 0

A man who died in Clearbrook was given CPR. The investigators with the B.C.’s independent police watchdog stated that the Abbotsford officers had nothing to do with the death of a man involved in a fight at a Clearbrook business.

Immediate action to save a life

The members of the Independent Investigations Office released jurisdiction of the case after being called to the scene.

A ruling from the office finds no link or connection between the action or inaction of the police and the death of the 54-year old victim.

The Abbotsford officers responded to the site around evening after reports of a fight. The victim was found unconscious without a pulse. The police delivered CPR until the paramedics arrived and took over the resuscitation efforts.

The unidentified man shortly died after in a healthcare facility and the IIO was called since it must carefully assess all cases of police-involved death or serious injury in British Columbia.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) must be performed immediately in a life-threatening scenario.

Immediate intervention with CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) must be performed immediately in a life-threatening scenario. This life-saving technique can improve the chances of survival during emergencies.

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For more information about first aid, CPR and AED, check out these sources:

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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