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Letter: After plane crash, a hopeful recovery

...that she will move from the ICU to acute care today (Tuesday).For someone who drowned and then later suffered a cardiac arrest and low core temperature in the 70s, her recovery is nothing less than miraculous. We know that countless people...
Officer injured at airport awarded Police Purple Heart

...ceremony. The two officers were patrolling downtown Juneau when they found a man on the ground. They realized he was in cardiac arrest, and he didn't have a pulse. They gave him CPR until Capital City Fire/Rescue medics arrived on scene.Johnson...
Synthetic drug blamed for 30 hospitalizations

...Castro said toxicology tests will determine if components of Spice were ingested by those individuals, and whether the cardiac arrest and other symptoms that seem to have contributed to the deaths were a result of using the synthetic drug.Spice was...
CCFR restarts tourist's heart good hands when he went into cardiac arrest Tuesday night: He was's rare for someone to go into cardiac arrest right in front of paramedics...and that's when he went into cardiac arrest," Cameron said.The first responders...
Found blue in bed, man gives thanks to those who saved his life

...I'm glad you're here."Philip, 58, went into cardiac arrest at his home on Oct. 3. No one would have known...the chance of surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is near zero for a victim who does not immediately receive...
Cruise ship passenger medevaced to hospital

A 75-year-old man showing signs of cardiac arrest while on a cruise ship in Lynn Canal was rushed to Bartlett Regional Hospital Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Coast...
Leaving the nest - on heading off to college graduating class.It's probably, no it's definitely, just my financial naivete keeping me from going into cardiac arrest at the sight of my college costs. The most money I've ever owed anyone is around $300, so I cannot really wrap...
Troopers say woman dies after crashing 4-wheeler in village

...and she was transported to the village clinic. Troopers say that within 15 minutes of her arrival, Spein went into cardiac arrest.Spein was pronounced dead shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday following unsuccessful life-saving measures.Troopers...
Man declared dead despite CPR attempts

...Rescue responded.CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge told the Empire that he was not sure what caused the patient's cardiac arrest. He said he wasn't sure if the person was alive when found.Kalwara said foul play is not suspected. It's unknown...
Juneau doctor saves passenger's life on flight from Boston

...didn't hurt for a while."While flying back to Juneau on Alaska Airlines Flight 15, a fellow passenger suffered cardiac arrest."They announced over the intercom that someone was having trouble and asked for any medical personnel to assist...


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