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Seven Good Samaritans were awarded the Community Lifesaver Award!

On 30th May 2021, when Mr Loy Kwong Choy was jogging, he witnessed a jogger who had suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed. Nearby, Lifeguards, Mr Mohammad Azhar Abdullah Sani, Mr Mohamad Noriman Bahtiar, and Mr Del Moro Dennis Ranido had heard shouts of help. Together with Mr Loy, they performed CPR and the use of AED on the man. Thanks to their efforts, the jogger was revived before the ambulance arrived!

In a second incident, Mr Andrew Chua, a SMRT station manager, saw a man who had a cardiac arrest and collapsed. He quickly rushes to the aid of the man. Mr Sheh Yusof Bin Mohamed Shaus who was nearby received a notification via the SCDF myResponder app of the incident. Together, they performed CPR and the use of AED on the unconscious man, and he regained consciousness before the ambulance arrived!

In the third incident, Mr Muhammad Nasiruddin Md Khalid noticed smoke coming out from the unit above him. Using the wet cloth to cover his mouth, he went into the unit and rescued the unconscious man out of his house with the help of his father-in-law!

Thank you to these seven good Samaritans who had stepped up to help save a life!

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Source: The Straits Times

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Off-duty Firefighters saved Man by performing CPR and use of AED!

During the Fourth of July Parade, a group of off-duty firefighters who were marching in the parade, saw a driver slumped over the wheel. They immediately stepped forward and safely stopped the truck, and perform CPR and use the AED on the man to revive him.
Thank you stepping up to help safe a heart!
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Source: CBS Boston

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Lynn’s life was saved by CPR thanks to the efforts of her husband and neighbour!

When Lynn and Kent Wiles spent the morning running errands together, Kent found his wife lying on the dining room floor. Realising that she was not moving, he quickly called the ambulance for help. He placed the phone on speaker mode and followed the instructions of the medical dispatcher who was on the line guiding him on how to perform CPR.

Meanwhile, his neighbour, a physician’s assistant who heard the sirens from the distance, immediately ran to his aid and took over Kent, and performed CPR until the paramedics arrived.

Thanks to their efforts, Lynn Wiles survived!

Remember if you witness someone who had collapsed, always remember to call 995 and stay on the line with the medical dispatcher who will be there to guide you until the ambulance arrives!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: American Heart Association

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In light of the COVID-19 situation, can I perform CPR and use an AED on a cardiac arrest victim?

YES, YOU CAN! As advised by The Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC), you can step up and help to save a heart by performing CPR and use an AED to improve the overall chances of survival of the casualty.

If you witness someone who had collapsed, always remember to call 995 and stay on the line with the medical dispatcher who will be there to assist and guide you until the ambulance arrives.

To find out more on the advisory for bystanders given this COVID-19 situation, you can click on the link to find out more!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC)

 

Denmark’s Christian Eriksen was saved by CPR!

During the Euro 2020 opening match between Denmark and Finland, Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed. Upon witnessing his collapse, the medic staff quickly performed CPR and use a defibrillator to resuscitate him.

Thanks to their efforts, Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen survived and is in stable condition.

To learn more information about CPR and AED, come and join us in our DARE virtual classes! Classes schedule and timings can be found in our free DARE- LEARN CPR app! Download our DARE app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: CNN

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Bystander CPR and the use of AED helped to save his life!

As Mr Gardner Yost, M.D., a resident physician, had just ended work, he witnessed an accident and pulled over his car to find the driver unconscious. Immediately, he opened the driver’s side door and checked his pulse. After realising a faint pulse, he pulled him out of the vehicle and performed CPR while instructing another bystander to call the ambulance. Soon after, first responders from the Ann Arbor Fire and Police departments arrived on the scene. They brought along an AED and used it, after the shock was delivered, they continued CPR until the ambulance arrived. Thanks to their efforts, Mr Wafi Thabateh survived!

To learn more information about CPR and AED, come and join us in our DARE virtual classes! Classes schedule and timings can be found in our free DARE- LEARN CPR app! Download our DARE app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan

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Ever wondered how to perform CPR or use an AED?

Look no further! Did you know that our Programme Director, Dr Jade Kua, has a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) where she shares and give advice on CPR and the use of the AED.

The full series can be found either on IGTV (@drjadekua) or her YouTube channel.

If you missed the series, not to worry!

Click on this link to find the full series!

Source: The Straits Times

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Off-duty senior respiratory therapist and her husband saved an elderly man by performing CPR!

When Ms Sunitha Palanidurai and her husband were out for an evening walk, they stumbled upon an elderly man who was being supported by his friend. They quickly approached the man and realized that he was suffering from a cardiac arrest. Immediately, they placed him on the floor and performed CPR while instructing nearby passersby to get an AED. Thanks to their efforts, the elderly man regain consciousness before the ambulance arrived.

Thank you Ms Sunitha and Mr Balaji to DARE to save a heart.

To learn more information about CPR and AED, come and join us in our DARE virtual classes! Classes schedule and timings can be found in our free DARE- LEARN CPR app! Download our DARE app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source: Singapore Civil Defence Force

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Off-duty officer saved child’s life by performing CPR.

On 27th February 2021, as SGT Al Asyraf Bin Azman was at a swimming pool of a hotel, he witnessed a child unresponsive in the water. Immediately,  he swift into action and brought the child out of the pool. Upon realising that the child was unresponsive, he quickly performed CPR on the child together with the child’s father. Soon after, the child managed to regain consciousness before medical help arrived.

Thank you SGT Al Asyraf Bin Azman for saving a heart.

To learn more i about CPR and AED, come and join us in our DARE virtual classes! For more information about the classes and timings, you can download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart

Source : Singapore Civil Defence Force

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DARE Online Classes for May and June 21 are Out! 

Want to learn more about CPR and the use of AED? Come, join us in our first-ever virtual training! What are you waiting for? 

*Classes with be held on the 3rd, 19th, and 29th May and 2nd, 7th and 16th June!* 

Registrations are now open via our DARE – Learn CPR app! Sign up today! Limited seats are available! Please note that registrations will close one week before the date of the class and a zoom link will be sent to you separately via your email. 

For an organization or group with more than 10 participants who wish to organise an online DARE class, simply click this link <https://tinyurl.com/yxp7dmgh> and we will get in touch with you. 

For more information about the classes and timings, download our free DARE- LEARN CPR app now! #daretosaveaheart