CPR

MAN DIED WHILE PARTICIPATING IN THE SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON

It was believed he ran into trouble before 10 am, where he was competing in the standard distance relay event, where a trio would each take part in a part of the race. He was in the 1.5 km swim part of the race, where he was pulled out of the waters to shore, with emergency medical personnel administered CPR on him. He was later evacuated to SGH, where he sadly died.

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PARAMEDIC PERFORMED CPR FOR 27 MINS ON PAINTBALLER WHO COLLAPSED

Today i witnessd a very heroic act by a paintballer to save a fellow paintballer's life on a tournament field.

This paintballer suffered a suspected heart attacked and collapsed on the field after his game. Our hero who is a trained Paramedic, administered CPR continuously and never gave up hope even though he could not get a pulse for 27 minutes. Until the ambulance came and took this paintballer to the Hospital.

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MOE reminds schools to be vigilant about student safety after PE deaths

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has issued a circular to schools reminding them to stay vigilant about student safety during Physical Education lessons and co-curricular activities (CCAs), after two students died last week during PE lessons. In particular, they highlighted the need for PE teachers — including substitute teachers — to stay updated on students’ pre-existing medical conditions and said it was important to have teachers and school personnel trained and confident to carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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