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Quick delivery of CPR to victim of drowning

A woman died despite immediate delivery of CPR after apparent drowning. The RCMP are investigating a suspected drowning that occurred in an isolated lake on Nova Scotia’s eastern shore.

Watery ordeal

Based on the police report, two men found a 57-year old woman in a lake on West Side Indian Harbour Lake Rd. in St. Mary’s, N.S. The men carried the woman back to the shore. They performed CPR and called 911.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life if promptly delivered.

The woman was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital in Sherbrooke where she was later declared dead. The investigation on the incident is still ongoing.

Learn CPR today

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life if promptly delivered. It is a life-saving skill that you can learn by enrolling in a first aid course. These skills will surely come in handy during emergencies.

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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a first aid and CPR class and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/drowning-treatment
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation
https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr

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